This Month’s Features
Mastering the art of dental anesthesia helps support the highest levels of patient-centered care.
Oral health professionals must adhere to evidence-based guidelines to ensure the dental operatory is safe for both patients and clinicians.
Research suggests a multidisciplinary approach involving orthodontics and periodontal therapy helps support positive patient outcomes.
Oral health professionals should be prepared to help patients with this disorder address the oral signs and symptoms.
Strategies for the safe and effective treatment of patients with this type of inherited intellectual disability.
Although the risk of transmission is low in dental settings, oral health professionals should be knowledgeable of any regulations requiring disclosure of an infectious disease.
We are now more than 1 year into the COVID-19 pandemic, and each day we understand more about its virulence, transmission, and effects.
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Terri Chandler's, RDH, passion for helping others was one reason she wanted to be a dental hygienist.
A study recently published in the Journal of Dental Hygiene found that 3.1% of dental hygienists have had COVID-19, which is similar to the infection rate of dentists, but significantly lower than other healthcare professionals.
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Utah’s Senate Bill 103, introduced by Senator Todd D. Weiler (R), would require the state’s Department of Health to directly reimburse dental hygienists for certain services provided through Medicaid.
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Researchers at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry are studying whether mouthrinse can reduce the level of SARS-CoV-2 present in the oral cavity in order to hinder the virus’ ability to spread to others.