This Month’s Features
While children are at increased risk of adverse outcomes when receiving procedural sedation and or general anesthesia, these negative events can be prevented.
While the exact cause of American Indian and Native Alaskan children's high prevalence and increased severity of caries is not well understood, possible solutions have been proposed.
Advancements in digital technology provide myriad benefits to clinicians, patients, and researchers.
Dental hygienists need to be well versed in technique to achieve positive outcomes with both magnetostrictive and piezoelectric devices.
Fluid pressure and tissue type play important roles in the success of this pain management approach.
Proper diagnosis and staying abreast of the latest treatment strategies are the basis of effectively Managing this common dental complaint.
Clinicians need to be prepared to provide effective oral health services to this patient population.
This promising technology has many uses in the delivery of oral health care services—from restorative care to implant dentistry.
Nonsurgical periodontal therapy—both traditional practices and recent innovations—remains key to improving oral health outcomes.
The use of silver diamine fluoride offers many benefits in arresting caries lesions, especially among underserved and low-income populations.
Dental hygiene professionals have long understood the association between oral and overall health.
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Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, alongside premier sponsor Colgate and supporting sponsor Patterson Dental, honored Pamela R. Overman, RDH, MS, EdD, with the 2016 Esther Wilkins Lifetime Achievement Award on June 10.
Sulfate Free Fluoride Toothpaste Earns ADA Seal of Acceptance.
According to a new analysis from the Pew Charitable Trust, dental care is one of the greatest unmet health needs in the United States.
Ann Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhD—Dimensions of Dental Hygiene Editorial Advisory Board member and renowned physiologist—was recently honored by her alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, with the Penn Dental Medicine Alumni Society 2016 Alumni Award of Merit.
During the American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) Annual Session in Pittsburgh in June, Olga A.C. Ibsen, RDH, MS, FAADH, was honored with the Johnson & Johnson 2016 Award for Excellence in Dental Hygiene