This Month’s Features
Fluoride provides a cost-effective and safe strategy to prevent decay across diverse patient populations.
The use of 1% chlorhexidine in 1% thymol varnish may help elderly patients with poor oral hygiene decrease their risk of decay.
Dental hygienists play an important role in creating a pro-HPV vaccine practice.
Errors and breaches in instrument reprocessing may be avoided by implementing recommended policies and procedures, regardless of the method of sterilization and disinfection used.
By understanding the causes of xerostomia, or dry mouth, oral health professionals will be prepared to offer management strategies.
As more adults with special needs seek oral health care in the private practice setting, clinicians need to be prepared to offer safe and effective treatment.
July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month.
Ask the Expert
How long does your office wait after completion of four quadrants of scaling and root planing for reevaluation, and what do you do at that appointment?
Products and Services
This comprehensive guide lists the products used most by dental hygienists with the companies that make each product listed under the category.
Organized alphabetically, this index lists contact information for all of the companies included in the Purchasing Guide Product Index.
A listing of featured products.
Newsline + Industry Info
Each month, Newsline will feature some of our most active Dimensions of Dental Hygiene’s Brand Ambassadors.
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is excited to announce the launch of a new Brand Ambassador Program, which positions clinicians, educators, and leaders in the profession to serve as the voice of Dimensions.
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene—with premier sponsor Colgate and supporting sponsors Patterson Dental and PDT Inc—recognized Jacquelyn L. Fried, RDH, BA, MS, with The Esther Wilkins Lifetime Achievement Award at a reception on June 22.
Mary Leona Yau, AAS, a May graduate of New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry’s Associate in Applied Science Degree Program in Dental Hygiene, is the recipient of the eighth annual Alla J. Wheeler Ethics and Professionalism Award sponsored by Dimensions of Dental Hygiene.
With 31 years of experience as a practicing full-time dental hygienist, Karen Ledford, RDH, BS, is definitely glad she chose dental hygiene as a career.