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Dental Hygiene Strategies to Prevent Recession
Oral hygiene technique can significantly impact patients’ risk for gingival recession.
Tips for Increasing Keratinized Tissue Width
A wide band of keratinized tissue is protective against future gingival recession.
Addressing Gingival Recession
A knowledge of available treatments is key to effective management of this common issue.
The Propensity for Gingival Recession
Preventive and maintenance practices are critical to preventing and managing this common periodontal problem.
Instrumenting Difficult-to-Reach Anatomy
Following are tips to effectively remove calculus from the deep palatal surfaces of maxillary molars and maxillary buccal…
Making the Right Choice
Appropriate instrument selection is integral to successful nonsurgical periodontal therapy.
- Nicole Fortune, RDH, MBA
- Melissa A. Obrotka, BA, RDH, ICP
- Timothy J. Hempton, DDS
Strategies to Support Patients Undergoing Radiation Therapy
Individuals with head and neck cancer are at high risk of negative oral health effects related to recommended treatment, which frequently includes radiation.
Improve Oral Health With Probiotic Therapy
This natural approach can help patients achieve oral homeostasis and maintain a balanced salivary pH.
Innovations in Implant Therapy
Novel minimally invasive dental implant restorative techniques offer increased patient treatment acceptance and shortened recovery time.
The Relationship Between Porphyromonas Gingivalis and Systemic Disease
This oral bacterium implements strategies to invade the various tissues beyond the periodontium.