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Investigating the Link

What the evidence says about the association between rheumatoid arthritis and periodontal diseases.>br/> By P. Mark Bartold, DDSc, PhD Read more...

Floss Alternatives

Providing patients with additional options for interdental cleaning can help them maintain oral health.
By Gwen Essex, RDH, MS, EdD

Oral Health Risks Among College Students

Tailoring preventive education to address this population’s needs may help improve both oral and systemic health.
By Margaret Lemaster, BSDH, MS, and Amanda Maready

Enhance Patient Communication

Intraoral cameras can help clinicians improve the oral health literacy of their patients.
By Kim Attanasi, RDH, MS

Protect Implant Outcomes

Therapeutic mouthrinses offer dental hygienists an additional modality during implant maintenance therapy.
By Laura J. Sleeper, RDH, MA
  • Introducing a New Mentor Program

    Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is pleased to announce the creation of an exciting, interactive online mentoring program for dental hygienists. Sponsored through an educational grant from Sunstar Americas, accessing a mentor has never been easier.

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  • Sunstar E-Brief | Practical Perspective on Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy

    In this Sunstar E-Brief, two dental hygienists who are practicing orofacial myofunctional therapists (OMT) help shed light on this disorder and approaches to care. Read more... 

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