This Month’s Features
As dental practices reopen for elective procedures, oral health professionals will need to be prepared to protect themselves and patients from dental aerosols.
Choosing the right instrument and implementing the appropriate technique to scaling terminal distal surfaces are key.
Gingival health is closely related to the esthetics of the smile.
While often touted as less harmful than traditional smoking, electronic cigarette use is not without risks.
Inflammation plays a key role in the association between periodontal and systemic diseases.
Dental teams well versed in schizophrenia are best positioned to manage the oral health complications of this disorder.
Research continues to provide insight into the possible association between genetic disorders and periodontal diseases.
We are in uncharted territory with so many aspects of COVID-19.
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Faculty and students from Kentucky’s University of Louisville Additive Manufacturing Institute of Science & Technology (AMIST) and the Schools of Dentistry, Engineering, and Medicine have developed 3D-printed swabs for COVID-19 testing kits.
A team led by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has found that a unique set of stem cells located on the roof of the mouth begin dividing in response to wounding and move toward the site of injury.
Bob Schroth, DMD, MSc, a Rady Faculty of Health Sciences professor at the University of Manitoba in Canada has designed a Canadian Caries Risk Assessment Tool to assess the risk of lesions in children younger than 6.
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The American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Meeting, which was originally scheduled for June 11-14, 2020, in New Orleans, will now be held virtually on June 26-28.
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Frank A. Scannapieco, DMD, PhD, and Rosemary Dziak, PhD were honored by the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and American Academy of Implant Dentistry for their outstanding efforts in the areas of research, training, and mentorship.
The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Advocate reports three states have eased restrictions on initial licensure for students graduating from dental hygiene programs due to the cancellation of clinical examinations.
Elaine J. DeBitetto, RDH, a dental hygienist in Concord, Massachusetts, is striving to make the best of her time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.