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Reducing the Use of Hospital Emergency Departments for Dental Care

New strategies are needed to ensure vulnerable children receive preventive and routine oral health care services.
By Romesh P. Nalliah, DDS
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Reducing Muscle Workload

The use of cordless handpieces may help dental hygienists mitigate their risk of musculoskeletal disorders.
By Gayle B. McCombs, RDH, MS, and Daniel M. Russell, PhD
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Preventive Interventions for Musculoskeletal Disorders

Evaluating the evidence behind strategies designed to reduce the risk of these common injuries is key to improving the ergonomics of clinical practice.
By Frances McConaughy, RDH, MS, and Shane Perry, RDH, MEd
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Caring for Older Adults Residing in Institutions

This vulnerable population is at increased risk for a variety of oral diseases, including caries, periodontal diseases, and fungal infections.
By Tracee S. Dahm, BSDH, MS
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Treating Patients With CREST Syndrome

Dental hygienists are well prepared to help those with this autoimmune disorder maintain their oral health.
By Krista L. Beaty, RDH, BS, and JoAnn R. Gurenlian, RDH, MS, PhD
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  • Sunstar E-Brief | Treatment Strategies For Peri-implantitis

    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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