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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...

Supporting Oral Health in Pregnancy

Providing dental care to pregnant patients is both safe and necessary to ensure the health of both mothers and infants. By Susan L. Vogell, RDH, BS, MBA Read more...

The Role of Fluoride in Caries Prevention

With a variety of concentrations, application types, and delivery methods, clinicians can recommend the right fluoride product for their patients' individual needs. By Petal C. Leu-wai-see, AAS, RDH, BSDH, MA, and Cynthia J. Howard, RDH, BS, MS, CCRC Read more...

Antidotes for Musculoskeletal Disorders

Maintaining fitness and sticking to a regular exercise routine may help oral health professionals prevent work-related injury. By Jacquelyn L. Fried, RDH, MS 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

    Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is pleased to continue its online mentoring program with the distinguished honorees of the 2016 "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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