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The Evolution of Gloves

THIS COMPONENT OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT IS CRITICAL TO SUCCESSFUL INFECTION CONTROL PROTOCOL IN THE DENTAL SETTING.
By Nancy Goodwin, CDA, RDH, MEd
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Quelling Dental Anxiety

A variety of techniques is available to help fearful patients experience successful dental appointments.
By Dianne L. Sefo, RDH, BA, and Lisa Stefanou, RDH, BS, MPH
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Erosive Tooth Wear

DENTAL HYGIENISTS ARE WELL POSITIONED TO HELP PATIENTS TREAT AND PREVENT THE EFFECTS OF THIS COMMON ORAL HEALTH PROBLEM.
By Ashley Grill, RDH, BSDH, MPH, and Frederick Curro, DMD, PhD
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Treating Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries

Well-informed clinicians can help this patient population access professional dental services and maintain their oral health.
By Christine Rogers, RDH, MS
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Personalize Your Patient Care

A holistic approach to risk assessment can improve outcomes while reducing costs in the treatment of periodontal diseases.
By Danielle Furgeson, RDH, MS; Anna K. Caplis, BS; and Anne E. Gwozdek, RDH, BA, MA
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  • 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.

    To access a mentor, click here. 

  • 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... 

  • Ask the Expert

    The new Ask the Expert column features answers to your most pressing clinical questions provided by Dimensions' online panel of key opinion leaders.

    Click here to meet the experts and submit your question. If you would like to pose a question on a topic other than those listed, email it to kmachado@belmontpublications.com.

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