This Month’s Features
As dental hygienists rely on their visual acuity to effectively treat patients, promoting eye health is important.
Focusing on deep periodontal pocket topography can aid dental hygienists in selecting appropriate hand instruments and providing effective treatment.
The extracts contained within green, black, and oolong teas provide significant oral health benefits.
Oral health professionals can play a vital role in ensuring patients demonstrating signs or risk factors for these serious conditions get an appropriate referral.
This class of therapeutics may offer an effective treatment for oral infections, such as dental caries, periodontal diseases, oral mucosal diseases, and oral cancer.
Cultural competency training will help oral health professionals provide appropriate care and referrals when treating patients who use khat.
License portability is a key issue in dental hygiene. I have personally experienced the challenges associated with moving from one state to another as have many of my colleagues.
Ask the Expert
What sterilization protocol do you suggest to ensure our instruments are truly sterilized but will be simple for all dental team members to follow?
Products and Services
Kerr TotalCare’s CaviWipes 2.0 offer high material compatibility, efficacy against a broad spectrum of pathogens, and ease of use.
EverSmile WhiteFoam, AlignerFresh, and OrthoChews increase compliance while eliminating bacteria.
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A University of Massachusetts Amherst study has determined that fewer than 5% of well-child visits for children ages 1 to 5 included the application of fluoride varnish to prevent caries.
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One day while doing a preliminary oral tissue exam, I felt a lump the size of a lima bean underneath a patient’s tongue.
Two professors at the Old Dominion University (ODU) Gene W. Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene in Norfolk, Virginia, recently received awards.
Crystal Adams, MA, CDA, RDH, former director of the Dental Hygiene Program at Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory, North Carolina, has left academia to become the associate director of the North Carolina Oral Health Collaborative.