Antidotes for Musculoskeletal
Maintaining fitness and sticking to a regular exercise
routine may help oral health professionals prevent
By Jacquelyn L. Fried, RDH, MS
The New Liquid Biopsy
Salivary diagnostic testing is poised to move the
dental setting into primary, preventive care.
By Barbara Kunselman, RDH, MS, and
Mary Kaye Scaramucci, RDH, MS
Decision Making in
Sufficient power, proper adaptation, and appropriate
stroke activation are integral to successful
use of this modality.
By Stacy A. Matsuda, RDH, BS, MS
Hepatitis C—A Silent Killer
With increasing numbers of hepatitis C virus
infections, oral health professionals need to advise
their baby boomer patients to seek testing.
By Kandis V. Garland, RDH, MS,
and Rachelle Williams, RDH, MS
Treating Patients on Antiplatelet Therapy
In order to safely and effectively manage this patient
population, oral health professionals should be able to
recognize the medical indications for which antiplatelets
are prescribed and understand their adverse effects.
By Sandra Stramoski, RDH, MSDH, and
Anna Matthews, RDH, MS
Addressing Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Oral health professionals play important roles in detecting
and treating obstructive sleep apnea.
By Beth Kornegay, CDA, RDH, MS
Current Concepts in Caries Risk Assessment
Staying abreast of the changing landscape of caries risk
assessment, management, and prevention will help oral health
professionals provide the highest quality patient care.
By Martha McComas, RDH, MS
Caring For Patients With Spina Bifida
This complex neural tube defect causes a variety of
impairments that can impact the delivery of dental
By Faizan Kabani, RDH, MHA, MBA