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Alternative Injection Techniques

The use of the infraorbital, anterior middle superior alveolar, and maxillary nerve blocks provide safety and efficiency benefits during the administration of local anesthesia.
By Kathryn Bell, RDH, MS, and Gail Aamodt, RDH, EPDH, MS

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.
By Marlene Storz, MSDH, RDH, and Eric D. Bothwell, DDS, MPH, MA, PhD

Ensuring Safe Practice In Dental Radiology

Minimizing radiation exposure and adhering to appropriate infection control procedures are integral to the safe use of dental radiography.
By Ann M. Bruhn, BSDH, MS; Tara L. Newcomb, BSDH, MS; and Susan Lynn Tolle, BSDH, MS

Caring for Patients With Special Needs

Clinicians need to be prepared to provide safe and effective oral health care services to this population.
By Tracye A. Moore, RDH, MS, EdD

Localized Aggressive Periodontitis

Early diagnosis, effective treatment, and patient compliance are integral to successfully managing this rapidly advancing disease.
By Soo-Woo Kim, DMD, DMSc, MS
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