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Solving the Mystery

Radiography provides valuable clues to the correct diagnosis in this case study.
By Lola Giusti, DDS, and Chi Tran, DDS
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The Impact of Diet and Nutrition On Oral Health

Dental hygienists can help patients improve their oral health by identifying dietary contributors to oral disease, assessing patients for nutrition-related risks, and providing dietary counseling.
By Teresa A. Marshall, PhD, RDN/LDN
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Best Practices for Pediatric Dental Radiography

Clinicians need to be prudent when recommending X-rays, adhere to strict safety standards, and use proper technique when utilizing radiography in children.
By Johan Aps, DDS, MSc, MSc, PhD
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Sleep Disorder Detection in Children

Knowledgeable oral health professionals are uniquely positioned to identify patients early in the disease process.
By Catherine K. Starnes, RDH, BS, and Jeffrey S. Rouse, DDS
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Addressing Patient Discomfort During Ultrasonic Instrumentation

Technique plays an important role in enhancing patient comfort during periodontal debridement.
By Kathleen O. Hodges, RDH, MS
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    Difficult to detect and a chief cause of implant failure, peri-implantitis requires a swift response once it is diagnosed. Read more... 

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