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Warning Signs

By noting the early symptoms of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, oral health professionals can help patients receive the treatment they need.
By Michael W. Roberts, DDS, MScD; and Travis M. Hicks, DDS, MS
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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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Detect Tooth Abnormalities

Early recognition of these oral health problems may help improve treatment outcomes.
By Ximena Zornosa, DMD
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Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes and Periodontal Diseases

This review investigates the evidence on the association between a variety of maternal health problems and the presence of periodontal pathogens.
By Ranjitha Krishna, MPH, MS, DMD, and Roger M. Arce, DDS, MS, PhD
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Supporting Kids’ Smiles

School-based sealant programs are an excellent way to reduce dental caries among the youngest and most vulnerable populations.
By Faith Y. Miller, RDH, MSEd
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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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