This Month’s Features
Most states allow dental hygienists to perform this important clinical function but controversy remains.
Choosing the best instrument for the task at hand requires knowledge of the available armamentarium.
A federally funded associateship program at the New York University College of Dentistry is helping young patients with special needs receive the dental care they need.
Dental hygienists play an important role on multidisciplinary hospital care teams.
The principles of applied behavior analysis and functional behavior assessment are key to assuaging patients’ dental anxiety, fear, and dentophobia.
Oral health professionals can help this patient population successfully receive much-needed dental care.
Although it is not the most commonly used form of fluoride, the prescription option plays an important role in providing optimal levels of fluoride.
In March, I was thrilled to celebrate the dedication of the Army Dentistry Monument in San Antonio.
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At my practice we recommend fluoride toothpaste, oral hygiene techniques, xylitol, and diet changes for those at high risk of decay. I also consider dry mouth. However, I often feel like we are going in circles with no changes noted. Any suggestions? What a great question! We have all had patients who struggle to control [...]
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Interprofessional collaboration can be a powerful tool in the effort to improve the safety of dental hygiene practice.
A listing of featured products.
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Each year, Dimensions of Dental Hygiene’s Esther Wilkins Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a dental hygienist who has made a tremendous impact on the art and science of the profession.
Winnie Furnari, MS, RDH, FAADH, FAAFS, FADE, the 2022 recipient of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene’s Esther Wilkins Lifetime Achievement Award, passed away on April 20.