Reconnecting Practicing Hygienists with the Nation's Leading Educators and Researchers.

September 2020

Volume 18,
Number 8

Choosing the Appropriate Mask

The COVID-19 pandemic has seriously impacted dentistry. All oral health professionals are concerned about remaining safe during the provision of dental care and ensuring the safety of patients. The appropriate wearing of masks is key to the…

Supporting the Transgender Community

By reducing healthcare disparities, providing nonjudgmental care, and addressing areas of high risk, oral health professionals can play a unique role in encouraging oral and systemic health in this patient population.

Addressing the Opioid Crisis

By supporting the prescription drug monitoring program, promoting the proper disposal of opioids, and encouraging opioid stewardship, dental hygienists can make a difference in this public health issue.

NAU Receives Grant

The United States Health Resources Services Administration has awarded the Northern Arizona University (NAU) Dental Hygiene Program in Flagstaff a $3.25 million grant to support students from racial and ethnic minority groups who meet…

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