This Month’s Features
The use of systemic antibiotics can be a helpful adjunct in the treatment of periodontal diseases.
Consistent maintenance that includes thorough removal of biofilm, cement, and calculus is critical to supporting long-term implant health.
Implementing strategies to encourage remineralization is key to a successful caries prevention regimen.
Oral health professionals should have a basic understanding of glycemic monitoring and management to best serve patients with this common chronic disease.
Remaining up-to-date on the root causes and characteristics of cardiac arrhythmia and infective endocarditis helps to ensure the safe provision of dental care.
What the research shows on the prevalence of chronic periodontitis and the efficacy of traditional prevention interventions.
Dental hygienists are well positioned to note the signs and symptoms of this increasingly common form of mistreatment among older adults.
My father in law turned 99 in February. Since my husband, Mike, and I recently moved to the town where he lives, we've enjoyed spending additional time with him.
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Newsline + Industry Info
The prevalence of chronic periodontitis continues to be widely studied on both a national and international scale.
Early childhood caries (ECC) can severely impact the oral and systemic health of the United States’ most vulnerable children.
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene will present its sixth annual The Esther Wilkins Lifetime Achievement Award during the American Dental Hygienists’ Association’s 92nd Annual Session in Nashville on June 19.
On April 25, family, friends, and members of the Old Dominion University (ODU) community gathered at the ODU University Theatre in Norfolk, Virginia, to celebrate the life and legacy of Michele Leonardi Darby, BSDH, MS.
Jennifer Harmon, RDH, BS, a 2015 candidate in the Master of Science in Dental Hygiene Education program at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, received the prestigious International Association of Dental Research (IADR) Behavioral Epidemiologic and Health Services Research Group Outstanding Student Abstract Award.
The creation of a dental therapy task force has been authorized in New Mexico to investigate the possibility of introducing mid-level oral health practitioner legislation during the 2016 legislative session.