Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is a monthly, peer reviewed journal that reconnects practicing dental hygienists with the nation's leading educators and researchers
Alternative Injection Techniques
The use of the infraorbital, anterior middle superior alveolar,
and maxillary nerve blocks provides safety and efficiency
benefits during the administration of local anesthesia.
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.
Screening for Suicide May Save a Life
Oral health professionals are well positioned to screen for
this preventable cause of death during the dental hygiene
process of care.
Although the research is mixed, the use of laser technology in
periodontics and implantology continues to grow.
Spring is just around the corner! What better way to celebrate than by planting some seeds of knowledge with Dimensions of Dental Hygiene? The March 2016 issue comprises information about the topics that matter most to oral health professionals. This includes the status of local anesthesia administration by dental hygienists across the United States, the importance of creating a culture of safety in the dental setting, and the effects of national origin on caries status. Clinicians will also find four continuing education articles on the subjects Crohn's disease, sedation of children, the importance of maintaining oral health during pregnancy, and treating patients with special needs.Read more...
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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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