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This Month’s Features

The Bariatric Treatment Team

In working with a morbidly obese patient population, dental hygienists have a unique role to play to improve patient health and access to care.

Adverse Drug Reactions and Oral Health

Dental hygienists need to understand the possible negative effects on the oral cavity caused by medication use in order to provide the best care to patients.

Magnification for the Dental Hygienist

Are loupes a wise purchasing decision for the dental hygienist in clinical practice?

Benign or Malignant?

Sol Silverman, Jr, MA, DDS, discusses the incidence of lesions or deviations from normal evolving into malignancies.

The Sealant Decision

Despite research supporting sealants’ efficacy, their overall usage is still low, adversely affecting the oral health of Americans.

Continuing Education

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Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note: A Call to Action

Esther M. Wilkins, RDH, DMD, broke her leg on October 6. She had finished lecturing earlier that day for the South Carolina Dental Hygienists' Association in Columbia, SC.

Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert: Ongoing Innovation

Anna M. Pattison, RDH, MS, talks about what’s new with instrumentation.

Ask the Expert

Our experts answer your questions!

Products and Services

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Newsline + Industry Info

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