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With mouthrinse use an already accepted practice by many
patients, recommending a therapeutic product can help
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The dental hygienist plays an important role in the prevention,
detection, and clinical management of peri-implant diseases.
The April issue of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is a celebration. Accompanying our traditional, information-filled journal this month is the special supplement, A Centennial Celebration of Dental Hygiene, honoring 100 years of the profession. It's a keepsake edition that chronicles all facets of dental hygiene from 1913 to the present, and you won't want to miss it.Read more...
March comes in like a lion with this issue of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. In this month's cover story, we explore the health effects of hepatitis B, otherwise known as the "silent killer." The March journal also keeps you at the top of your game with a fresh look at these standards of dental hygiene care: polishing, remineralization, and caries prevention.Read more...
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Evaluate patients’ risk of oral cancer and other health problems by incorporating alcohol screening into your practice.By Kandis V. Garland, RDH, MS
These dental hygiene visionaries represent key facets of
the profession, including academia, industry, clinical
practice, “mover and shaker,” public health, and
research. They have all pushed the boundaries of what
it means to be a dental hygienist—furthering the profession.
We hope their stories inspire you to think big when considering
your dental hygiene career path. Read more...
Brushing one's teeth is not a human instinct. It is a skill developed to defend against cariogenic agents which, if left undisturbed, will attack oral structures. Toothbrushes are invaluable in protecting against these threats, but, with a dizzying array of brushes on the market, it is not always clear which will provide the most benefit for a particular patient. And even when a patient selects a product that's an ideal match, the toothbrush may not perform effectively if it's not used properly. Read more...
The new Ask the Expert column features answers to your most pressing clinical questions provided by Dimensions' online panel of key opinion leaders, including Jill Rethman, RDH, BA, on periodontal therapy; Durinda Mattana, RDH, MS, on fluoride use; Mary Kaye Scaramucci, RDH, MS, on instrument sharpening; and Ann Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhD, on pharmacology.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 email@example.com.