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Tips for Successful Sterilization
The sterilization of instruments is integral to the safe and
effective provision of dental care.
Oral Health Risks Among College Students
Tailoring preventive education to address this population's
needs may help improve both oral and systemic health.
By noting the early symptoms of anorexia nervosa and bulimia
nervosa, oral health professionals can help patients receive
the treatment they need.
Promote Oral Hygiene DuringOrthodontic Treatment
In order to prevent decalcification, caries, and gingivitis—common occurrences during appliance therapy—patients
must improve their self-care regimens.
The June issue of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene has something for everyone. From articles on antimicrobial toothpastes to sealants, caries, new imaging technology, and surface disinfection, Dimensions is working hard to ensure you remain up-to-date on the latest information. That's why we've also included a table of prophy pastes and air polishing powders that are currently on the market, plus four continuing education (CE) articles. These CE opportunities focus on treating patients with Marfan syndrome, laser therapy, community health centers, and risk management for periodontal diseases. This is an value-packed issue you won't want to miss! Read more...
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NYU College of Dentistry Launches 17-Month Fast-Track AAS Degree in Dental Hygiene—First of its Kind in NYS
NYU College of Dentistry's Dr. Maureen McAndrew Receives Prestigious Golden Apple Award from the ADA More...
Dr. Peter Geistlich receives the 2014 Distinguished Humanitarian Award from Loma Linda University More...
Keystone Industries Acquires The Harry J. Bosworth Company
Smiles in San Francisco: Dental Clinics Now Open at University of the Pacific's New SoMa Campus
At Taub, New Generation Brings Revitalization
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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.
Concerned and committed clinicians are helping reshape dental practice by delivering the highest quality of care while minimizing dentistry's environmental footprint. Two forward-thinking oral health professionals, Kathleen Bernardi, RDH, and Paul Feuerstein, DMD—each of whom operates an environmentally friendly "green" practice—reveal why this approach is good for patients, clinicians and the environment. In addition, they explain how to transform a conventional office into a clean practice with minimal waste—and why this is important to a growing number of patients. Read more...
The new Ask the Expert column features answers to your most pressing clinical questions provided by Dimensions' online panel of key opinion leaders, including Jill Rethman, RDH, BA, on periodontal therapy; Durinda Mattana, RDH, MS, on fluoride use; Mary Kaye Scaramucci, RDH, MS, on instrument sharpening; and Ann Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhD, on pharmacology.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 email@example.com.