Mouthrinses may be helpful adjuncts to mechanical biofilm removal in efforts to maintain oral health.
By Rebecca S. Wilder, RDH, MS, and Antonio J. Moretti, DDS, MS
Dental hygienists need to remain up to date on best practices for denture care so they can effectively educate patients.
By Sopanis Dhanvarachorn Cho, DDS, MSD; Kamolphob Phasuk, DDS, MS; and John A. Levon, DDS, MS
A thorough understanding of the pathogenesis of breath
malodor, as well as strategies for its assessment and
management arm clinicians with the tools needed to address
this common problem.
BY P. MARK BARTOLD, DDSc, PhD
Rebecca Wilder, RDH, MS, discusses the importance of
antimicrobial toothpastes in the fight against plaque and
In this informative Q&A, Rebecca Wilder, RDH, MS, discusses the role of antimicrobials
in the reduction of dental biofilms.
What the research says about the role of antimicrobial toothpastes in the quest for oral health.
By Kathleen O. Hodges, RDH, MS
The complexity of dental biofilms interferes with the ability of antibiotics to penetrate these destructive bacterial communities.
By Inessa A. Levitt, BA, and Richard L. Gregory, PhD
Treatment strategies combining the use of mechanical therapies and adjunctive chemotherapeutics enable clinicians to better manage periodontal diseases.
By Rebecca S. Wilder RDH, MS, and Maria Emanuel Ryan DDS, PhD
Rebecca S. Wilder, RDH, MS, provides an update on the use of antimicrobials.
Walter J. Loesche, DMD, PhD, talks to Dimensions about the use of antibiotics and locally delivered antimicrobials in dentistry.