This Month’s Features
New legislation paves the way for improving access to care in this state through the introduction of a new provider model.
Dental hygienists need to remain up to date on best practices for denture care so they can effectively educate patients.
The use of sound radiographic principles and improved technique will help clinicians produce diagnostically useful images.
The effective use of these infection control tools makes all the difference in ensuring clinician and patient health and safety.
Early detection and treatment of this oral condition can help maintain the functionality of the tooth.
Oral health professionals need to remain up to date on this viral epidemic so they can best protect themselves and their patients.
Such programs can reduce the risk of dental caries, while improving school attendance and decreasing Medicaid costs.
While the expansion of Medicaid and The Children's Health Insurance Program has improved utilization of dental care, state disparities remain.
Dental practices must follow best management practices to ensure the safe handling and disposal of amalgam waste.
On May 5, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it will regulate e cigarettes along with all tobacco products, including hookah, tobacco, cigars and pipe tobacco.
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In our office, patients return for a 5-week re-evaluation after localized or full-mouth scaling and root planing (SRP). In the past, our office used a D4910 (periodontal maintenance) code at the reevaluation appointment, which was not submitted to insurance.
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Paige Sapienza, 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 fifth annual Alla J. Wheeler Ethics and Professionalism Award.
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, alongside premier sponsor Colgate and supporting sponsor Patterson Dental, is pleased to announce that Pamela R. Overman, RDH, MS, EdD, is the 2016 recipient of The Esther Wilkins Lifetime Achievement Award.
The movement to increase implementation of the midlevel practitioner model hit a speed bump recently when the Maine state Senate sustained the governor's veto of a bill that would have expanded the role of dental hygiene therapists.