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This Month’s Features

A Safe Approach to Aerosols

Reducing aerosols in the dental setting is key to proper infection control protocol.

The Importance of Articaine in Dental Anesthesia

This hybrid agent offers distinct benefits over other local anesthetic drugs.

Minnesota Leads the Way on Dental Therapy

The addition of another dental therapy educational program in a rural area stands to make a significant difference in access to care.

Continuing Education

CE Sponsored by Colgate: Explore the Options in Take-Home Whitening

Professionally dispensed, patient-applied take-home whitening approaches provide a wide array of benefits to patients who want whiter, brighter smiles.

Treating Patients with Treacher Collins Syndrome

This patient population experiences a spectrum of craniofacial abnormalities that severely impact oral health.

Preventing Caries with Peptide-Based Biogenic Products

This emerging technology may provide a minimally invasive solution to caries prevention and management.

Achieve Success in Esthetic and Functional Crown Lengthening

A clear grasp of the biology of the periodontal/restorative interface improves the outcomes of crown lengthening procedures.


Editor’s Note

The Future in Our Hands #ISDH2022

The International Federation of Dental Hygienists will hold its triennial event in Dublin, Ireland from August 11 to 13, 2022.

Ask the Expert

Wearing Loupes with Visual Impairment

I wear prescription lenses in my everyday life. How does this impact my choosing the right loupes to best support my vision in clinical practice?

Products and Services

Implementing New Technologies to Improve the Safety of Patient Care

An innovative cordless handpiece and disposable prophy angles with splatter wipers ensure the highest level of infection control.

EPA Compliance Made Simple

The Solmetex Compliance Program helps dental practices handle amalgam waste disposal so clinicians can focus on patient care.

Newsline + Industry Info

March 2022 Digital Agenda

Digital Agenda covers all that’s happening under Dimensions’ social media platforms.

Disarming a Blood-Clotting Protein Prevents Periodontal Diseases in Mice

An investigation led by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research has shown that blocking the function of a blood-clotting protein in mice prevents bone loss caused by periodontal diseases.

Spotlight on Clinicians: Volunteerism Opens the Door to Leadership Opportunities

Providing a critical healthcare service to patients through excellent clinical skills can be very rewarding. But you may want to add to your clinical duties and “climb the ladder.”

Scholarship Endowed for Dental Hygiene Students at the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash

A DentaQuest company, Dental Care Plus Group (DCPG), has created a scholarship fund for dental hygiene students in honor of its late CEO Tony Cook.

Dental Hygienists in High Demand

Authors from the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and the American Dental Association recently published the paper “Employment Patterns of Dental Hygienists in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Update” with survey results from dental hygienist participants conducted from September 2020 to August 2021.

March 2022 Social Commentary

How Has the Global Pandemic Changed the Way You Practice?


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