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The Bane of Burnished Calculus

Complete removal of all subgingival deposits is a challenge, but leaving burnished calculus behind threatens periodontal health. By Linda Brookman, RDH, BSDH, MSHS, and Donna Smith, BSDH, MSEd, RDHAP Read more...

Hepatitis C—A Silent Killer

With increasing numbers of hepatitis C virus infections, oral health professionals need to advise their baby boomer patients to seek testing. By Kandis V. Garland, RDH, MS, and Rachelle Williams, RDH, MS Read more...

Decision Making in Ultrasonic Instrumentation

Sufficient power, proper adaptation, and appropriate stroke activation are integral to successful use of this modality. By Stacy A. Matsuda, RDH, BS, MS Read more...

Tobacco Trends

While tobacco use continues to decline in adults, its prevalence is growing among young people, emphasizing the need for effective prevention and intervention strategies. By Linda D. Boyd, RDH, RD, EdD Read more...

Addressing Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Oral health professionals play important roles in detecting and treating obstructive sleep apnea. By Beth Kornegay, CDA, RDH, MS Read more...
  • Make the Most of Mentoring

    Through the generous support of Procter & Gamble, Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is pleased to continue its online mentoring program with the distinguished honorees of the 2015 "Six Dental Hygienists You Want to Know."

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  • Perspectives on the Midlevel Practitioner

    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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    The Ask the Expert column features answers to your most pressing clinical questions provided by Dimensions' online panel of key opinion leaders.

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