This Month’s Features
New legislation in Tennessee helps dental hygienists provide preventive care to disadvantaged children.
While fluoride is key to preventing tooth decay, aspects of its usage can greatly affect efficacy.
Digital imaging offers many benefits, but it also poses infection control challenges that must be addressed.
Oral health professionals need to address the financial side of esthetic dental treatment when discussing options with older adults.
High-tech dentistry offers environmental advantages in addition to time and cost savings.
As the prevalence of heart disease grows, dental hygienists must be aware of its implications for dental care.
Oral health professionals need to be aware of the symptoms of domestic violence and understand how to effectively assist victims.
Consuming sugar-sweetened beverages causes a multitude of oral and systemic health problems.
This dynamic technique is a helpful addition to the dental hygiene armamentarium.
The year was 1998, and I was excited beyond belief to be presenting at the International Symposium on Dental Hygiene in Florence, Italy.
Ask the Expert
I recently moved to a new area that is 90 minutes away from the dental office in which I have worked for 18 years. I found a position close to my new home, so I gave my employer, who recently purchased the practice, a letter of resignation and 2 weeks’ notice. The dentist was very angry [...]
Products and Services
A listing of featured products.
Barrier sheath helps to prevent cross contamination.
Slim insert delivers access and power.
High quality products for dental hygienists.
Touch free headlight reduces cross-contamination risk.
Ultimate parotid saliva control.
Handpiece offers ergonomic benefits.
Nitrile gloves offer low dermatitis potential.
Newsline + Industry Info
Michele L. Darby, BSDH, MS, a leader in dental hygiene research, education, and literature, passed away February 5 after a long illness
Dimensions congratulates iPad mini contest winner.
The American Dental Association (ADA) Council on Scientific Affairs in January released updated clinical practice guidelines on the need for prophylaxis among patients with prosthetic joint implants
Guidelines on the safe practice of radiographic imaging are available, though it remains unclear how many oral health professionals follow such recommendations.
In North Dakota, the combination of a shortage of dentists and lack of access to affordable care means that many people have never seen an oral health professional