Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is a monthly, peer reviewed journal that reconnects practicing dental hygienists with the nation's leading educators and researchers
Face the Threat
Antibiotic resistance is a global health problem that can be addressed
through education, effective infection control protocols, and prudent
Breaking Down Barriers to Care
Dental professionals can improve the oral health of long-term care
facility residents by teaching caregivers how to provide daily oral
Cone-Beam Computed Tomography
An important tool in radiographic imaging during orthodontic
treatment, dental professionals need to understand its inherent benefits,
while also considering the risks of increased radiation exposure.
Debunking Oral Cancer Myths
Oral health professionals are charged with educating their patients
about oral cancer risk and detection, as well as ensuring effective
screenings are performed at every dental appointment.
Are you confused about the perio/systemic connection and its impact on diabetes? Be sure to read this month's special feature, "The Bidirectional Link," which offers 2 continuing education units (CEUs). Enhance your understanding of caries, Parkinson's diseases, and how to best manage today's restorative materials while reading and completing up to 6 additional CEUs offered in this month's journal. The March issue of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene also includes features on eco-dentistry, a Q&A on esthetic dentistry with Ronald E. Goldstein, DDS, and the importance of nail hygiene for infection control. So spring forward with Dimensions and get a jump on the latest evidence-based information about cutting-edge oral health care.Read more...
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REACH® Introduces Disposable Prophy Angles
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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.
Concerned and committed clinicians are helping reshape dental practice by delivering the highest quality of care while minimizing dentistry's environmental footprint. Two forward-thinking oral health professionals, Kathleen Bernardi, RDH, and Paul Feuerstein, DMD—each of whom operates an environmentally friendly "green" practice—reveal why this approach is good for patients, clinicians and the environment. In addition, they explain how to transform a conventional office into a clean practice with minimal waste—and why this is important to a growing number of patients. 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, including Jill Rethman, RDH, BA, on periodontal therapy; Durinda Mattana, RDH, MS, on fluoride use; Mary Kaye Scaramucci, RDH, MS, on instrument sharpening; and Ann Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhD, on pharmacology.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.