Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is a monthly, peer reviewed journal that reconnects practicing dental hygienists with the nation's leading educators and researchers
The New Generation of Blood Thinners
Special considerations are needed when providing dental care to patients taking novel oral anticoagulants.
Infection Control Update
Oral health professionals need to be familiar with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recently published Summary of Infection Prevention Recommendations.
Modifying Behavior to Improve Outcomes
The use of psychological interventions may help patients make the changes they need to improve their oral health.
Considering the Two-Stage Injection Technique
While many oral health professionals prefer this technique, the evidence supporting its efficacy in reducing pain response is limited.
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene's September issue is ready for reading! And the journal continues to offer content that inspires lifelong learning, no matter your level of clinical expertise. This month's features include a Q&A offering insight on the European Federation of Periodontology's perspective on ensuring implant success; a look at nonfloss interdental cleaners; how to maximize the use of sickle instruments; and the importance of reporting notifiable infectious diseases. Eight continuing education (CE) units are offered and cover topics such as: caring for patients with Huntington's Disease; maintenance considerations for prosthodontic patients; complications in tooth development; and communicating with patients about sensitive topics. 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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