This Month’s Features
When the patient-clinician relationship is established and shared decision making is incorporated, patients are well prepared to meet their oral healthcare goals.
Use of silver diamine fluoride and the atraumatic restorative technique can help minimize aerosols during dental procedures.
In light of expanding globalization and drug resistance, the resurgence of tuberculosis in some regions increases the possibility of infected individuals presenting for dental care—thus the need to recognize the disease’s oral manifestations.
Dental professionals should be aware of the clinical features, etiology and pathogenesis, treatment, and oral health considerations for this unique pathosis.
A multidisciplinary approach to treating ankyloglossia may potentially improve function and quality of life for affected patients.
Educating patients on protective oral measures can help this patient population maintain their oral health and reduce the negative effects of cancer therapy.
As we strive to find conclusions related to this pandemic, one stipulation is clear: we must keep an open mind in order to reach the truth.
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Dimensions of Dental Hygiene celebrated Jane L. Forrest, BSDH, MS, EdD, with The Esther Wilkins Lifetime Achievement Award at an in-person reception on June 18 after last year’s celebration was postponed due to the global pandemic.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has adopted a resolution that elevates oral health to a global health priority and calls for member states to integrate oral health within national policies.
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Anew enzyme treatment developed by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) School of Dental Medicine may help keep dental caries at bay.
An article published in the Journal of Dental Research provides a database that curates information on proteins in saliva.
University of Michigan School of Dentistry scientists have identified a mechanism by which head and neck cancer cells subvert adjacent normal tissue, allowing small clusters of cancer cells to burrow beneath healthy tissue.
I have always had a passion for helping people. Before I knew I wanted to be a dental hygienist, I served as the philanthropy coordinator for my college sorority, and I come from a long line of service hearts.
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Colgate’s hum electric toothbrush uses smart technology to promote healthier self-care habits.