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Tips for Successfully Serving as Infection Control Coordinator

Myriad resources are available for dental professionals who serve in this important role.
By Kandis V. Garland, RDH, MS

Recognizing the Signs Of Crohn’s Disease

Oral health professionals should be aware of the oral manifestations of this gastrointestinal condition in order to facilitate early diagnosis.
By Danielle Furgeson, RDH, MS, DHSc, and Eugene Ko, DDS

Preventing Caries Through Diet

Clinicians need to understand the prenatal and post-natal dietary factors associated with early childhood caries.
By Donald L. Chi, DDS, PhD, and Angela Kim

Role of the Dental Endoscope in Calculus Detection

This technology can help clinicians in their efforts to completely remove subgingival calculus.
By Joy B. Osborn, RDH, MA

Strategies for Improving Patient Compliance

Helping patients become intrinsically motivated and encouraging their participation in the decision-making process are both important parts of supporting compliance with oral health care instructions.
By Diana Macri, RDH, BSDH, MSEd, and Jessica Parness, RDH, BS, MA
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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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