Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is a monthly, peer reviewed journal that reconnects practicing dental hygienists with the nation's leading educators and researchers
Promoting Oral Health Among the Visually Impaired
Dental professionals need to be prepared to safely and
effectively treat patients with age-related macular degeneration.
Assessing Chronic Periodontitis
Periodontal probing and dental radiography are important
components of evaluating the location and severity of this
common oral disease.
Prevent Infective Endocarditis
The debate over whether antibiotic prophylaxis is necessary to
prevent this life-threatening infection remains ongoing.
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
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene's December issue touches on myriad topics in an engaging manner with the hope of keeping oral health professionals up-to-date on relevant subject matter as we prepare for a new year. This month's journal offers a case study for which radiography provided valuable clues; strategies for improving patient compliance; and the importance of minimizing radiation exposure while also adhering to infection control protocols. This issue also provides up to 8 continuing education credits. Click below to read about early childhood caries, viral-induced periodontitis, delivering care to patients with cerebral palsy, and screening for oral cancer.Read more...
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