This Month’s Features
Subgingival Endoscopic Visualization and Treating Peri-Implantitis
The use of the dental endoscope in nonsurgical treatment of peri-implantitis can improve patient outcomes.
Strategies for Implant Maintenance
Regular monitoring of peri-implant tissues is key to the long-term success of implant therapy.
Creating an Ergonomic Workspace
Oral health professionals need to pay close attention to ergonomics to prevent musculoskeletal disorders and ensure quality of life.
Semantics of Dental Terminology
Oral health professionals should consider using terminology that facilitates better chronic oral disease management.
CE Sponsored by Church & Dwight: Achieving PH Neutralization
Optimal pH levels help support remineralization and maintain homeostasis in the oral microbiome.
Effects of Mastication on Cognitive Health
Research demonstrates that masticatory disfunction may also be a risk factor for dementia.
Identifying and Addressing Ankyloglossia
Dental hygienists should be prepared to recognize tongue-tie and provide education and referrals to improve oral function.
The Safe and Effective Use of Cone-Beam Computed Tomography
This three-dimensional technology offers many advantages but oral health professionals need to be well versed in its indications and technique to use it safely.
Kombucha: The ‘Champagne of Life?’
I have several friends who swear by kombucha.
Ask the Expert
How Can I Prevent/Relieve Contact Dermatitis?
I do not wear latex gloves but still have contact dermatitis. What should I do to relieve itchy/pain and how do I prevent it?
Products and Services
September 2019 Marketplace for Dental Hygienists
A listing of featured products.
ProGuard™ Fluoride Varnish by Crosstex
Big Benefits for Both Clinicians and Patients
OraCoat® XyliMelts® and XyliGel® by Quest Products LLC
Dry Mouth Solutions for Effective Relief.
Armor™ Air/Water Syringe Tip + Sleeve Combo by Pac-Dent Inc
A Simple, One-Step Operation
Pivot® Plus Spiral Cup Disposable Prophy Angles by Preventech
Everything You Need in a Disposable Prophy Angle.
Newsline + Industry Info
Published Author Shares Her Dental Hygiene Story
When Laura M. Baird, RDH, left for college, she admittedly had little direction.
Continuing Education Article Focuses on the Role of Oral PH in Remineralization
Maintaining a neutral oral pH can be accomplished through diet and therapeutic agents, a regimen that can promote remineralization and help prevent or reverse caries lesions.
Oral Pathogens May Help Trigger Stroke Events
Researchers at Tampere University in Finland have found the presence of DNA from oral pathogens in the cerebral emboli of stroke patients, signifying the possible adverse effects of suboptimal oral health.
September 2019 Top Brand Ambassadors
Each month, Newsline will feature some of our most active Dimensions of Dental Hygiene’s Brand Ambassadors.