Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is a monthly, peer reviewed journal that reconnects practicing dental hygienists with the nation's leading educators and researchers
Strategies to Maintain Complex Implant
Understanding prosthetic design is essential to tailoring effective maintenance regimens for the prevention and treatment of peri-implant diseases.
Caring For Patients With Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Dental hygienists are well positioned to identify, treat, and refer patients who present with suspected or confirmed EDS signs and symptoms.
The Complexity of Multiple Sclerosis
Patients with this neurodegenerative disorder need a customized dental care plan to maintain both oral and overall health.
Improving the Oral Health of Older Adults
As the ranks of older adults continue to grow, oral health professionals must adapt their clinical approaches to meet the needs of this patient population.
November and its cooler temperatures provide an ideal time to get cozy up to the fire and get caught up on the latest in dental hygiene. This issue provides an alternative approach to instrumentation using the Gracey 7/8 curet, discusses the importance of sealants, touches on tai chi for mental and physical health, and explores the use of antimicrobial mouthrinses. A total of 8 continuing education units are also offered on topics including caring for patients who abuse methamphetamine, the role of occlusion in the progression of periodontal diseases, a blended approach to instrumentation, and the use of the dental videoscope for direct visualization of otherwise undetectable subgingival calculus deposits.Read more...
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This publication provides the most up to date look at the foundational changes taking place in the dental hygiene profession. As the expanded role of dental hygienists becomes an increasingly popular topic, one thing is clear: dental hygienists can make a significant impact in addressing the access-to-care gap. Read more...
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