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The Safe Use of Radiography in Children

Pediatric patients are more vulnerable to the effects of radiation, so clinicians must be prudent when capturing radiographs in this population. By Ann M. Bruhn, BSDH, MS, and Jessica Suedbeck, RDH, MSDH Read more...

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...

Diabetes and Periodontal Diseases

Inflammation is the link that binds these two common maladies. By Marcelo Freire, DDS, PhD, DMSc Read more...

The New Liquid Biopsy

Salivary diagnostic testing is poised to move the dental setting into primary, preventive care. By Barbara Kunselman, RDH, MS, and Mary Kaye Scaramucci, RDH, MS Read more...

Caring For Patients With Spina Bifida

This complex neural tube defect causes a variety of impairments that can impact the delivery of dental treatment. By Faizan Kabani, RDH, MHA, MBA Read more...
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    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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