This Month’s Features
Dental hygienists play an important role in the diagnosis and management of these lesions.
Improve instrumentation outcomes by using the correct insert/tip for the task at hand.
Clinicians should be well versed in the appropriate methodology, equipment, and drug selection when administering local anesthesia to children.
Providing patients with additional options for interdental cleaning can help them maintain oral health.
Clinicians are best prepared to effectively diagnose and manage this common problem through a comprehensive understanding of its etiology.
The use of locally delivered antimicrobials/antibiotics in conjunction with scaling and root planing may improve the viability of implants at risk of peri-implantitis.
A holistic approach to risk assessment can improve outcomes while reducing costs in the treatment of periodontal diseases.
Clinicians can help stop the cycle of violence with proper screening.
In recent months, we've lost two amazing colleagues and friends— Connie Drisko, RDH, DDS, and Roberta L. Shaklee, RDH, DDS.
Ask the Expert
Can dental hygienists recommend vitamin supplements to patients? Are there limits within dental hygienists' scope of practice on providing nutritional counseling?
Products and Services
A listing of featured products.
Newsline + Industry Info
The Alliance for a Cavity Free Future (ACFF)—an international nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing tooth decay—had a lot to celebrate during its fifth annual summit at the FDI World Dental Congress meeting in September in New Delhi, India.
CE looks at origins of hypersensitivity.
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene has added three highly regarded oral health professionals to its Editorial Advisory Board.
It's not every day that one is asked to chair an event in honor of a world-renowned leader.
Included with this issue of Dimensions is Perspectives on Dental Hygiene—a new reference that provides an in-depth look at the status of the profession.