Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is a monthly, peer reviewed journal that reconnects practicing dental hygienists with the nation's leading educators and researchers
The Heart and Mouth Connection
While the evidence shows that periodontitis and
atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases are linked, the
reasons behind this association are still being investigated.
Reduce the Risk of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
Preventive therapies and oral hygiene education before
conception and during early pregnancy may help reduce the
severity of periodontal diseases and the negative effects of
inflammation on pregnancy.
A Whole New World
Guided tissue regeneration offers new treatment possibilities
in the field of periodontal therapeutics.
The Dangers of Tickborne Diseases
Lyme disease and other tickborne diseases can have
devastating health effects, making early diagnosis critical.
It's a new year and the opportune time to stay up-to-date with Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. The January issue contains four evidence-based continuing education articles, including medical emergency management, the pathogenesis of breath malodor, culturally competent care, and social media's impact on patient compliance. It also features important subjects such as ergonomics, ultrasonics, and antibiotic resistance. Not to be missed is an article on the human microbiome, which provides a glimpse into the future of health care delivery. Here’s to a new year of learning! Read more...
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National Children's Dental Health Month
Tuesday's Conversation: Future of Ryan White Dental Safety Net Programs
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KaVo Kerr Group Is Presenting Sponsor for 25th Annual Oral Health America Gala
Oral Health America Collaborates With Nova Southeastern University's College Of Pharmacy On Innovative Oral Health Training Project
New Posters and Materials on Community Water Fluoridation Available from CDC
AAP: Periodontal Disease Most Prevalent Among Ethnic Minorities
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Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is pleased to announce the creation of an exciting, interactive online mentoring program for dental hygienists. Sponsored through an educational grant from Sunstar Americas, accessing a mentor has never been easier.To access a mentor, click here.
In this Sunstar E-Brief, two dental hygienists who are practicing orofacial myofunctional therapists (OMT) help shed light on this disorder and approaches to care. 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.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.