This Month’s Features
The safety of clinicians and patients in the dental office rests on adherence to evidence-based infection control standards.
The use of lesser known injections can offer myriad benefits—from improving patient comfort to providing longer lasting pain relief.
The implementation of green dentistry can help protect practitioners, patients, and the planet.
Oral health professionals need to carefully evaluate the possibility of adverse drug interactions in order to provide safe care.
Oral health professionals should be prepared to note the signs and symptoms of shingles as it has implications for the provision of care.
Host modulation therapy may be effective in controlling the immune response responsible for periodontal diseases.
Ultimately, the treatment decisions we make don’t solely impact our patients. They determine the heart and soul of who we are as dental hygiene professionals.
Ask the Expert
One of my patients underwent replacement of occlusal amalgams on #3 and #4 with recurrent decay using a resin restorative material. The patient complained of swelling and bruising the length of her mandible that lasted about 2 weeks, along with irritation inside her cheeks and lips.
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Newsline + Industry Info
Each month, Newsline features some of our most active Dimensions of Dental Hygiene Brand Ambassadors.
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene features an “Ask the Expert” online forum and column that appears on the last page of each issue of the journal.
The fifth annual Global Dental Hygiene Research Meeting will be held September 24 to 26 at the Bethesdan Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland.
Digital Agenda covers all that’s happening under Dimensions’ social media platforms.
The highly regarded oral pathology textbook, Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist, now in its 7th edition, was recently translated into Korean.
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