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Treating Patients With CREST Syndrome

Dental hygienists are well prepared to help those with this autoimmune disorder maintain their oral health.
By Krista L. Beaty, RDH, BS, and JoAnn R. Gurenlian, RDH, MS, PhD
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Strategies for Success

Removing tenacious calculus deposits requires a complementary approach that includes both ultrasonic and hand instrumentation.
By Stacy A. Matsuda, RDH, BS, MS
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The Impact of Diet and Nutrition On Oral Health

Dental hygienists can help patients improve their oral health by identifying dietary contributors to oral disease, assessing patients for nutrition-related risks, and providing dietary counseling.
By Teresa A. Marshall, PhD, RDN/LDN
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Sleep Disorder Detection in Children

Knowledgeable oral health professionals are uniquely positioned to identify patients early in the disease process.
By Catherine K. Starnes, RDH, BS, and Jeffrey S. Rouse, DDS
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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 infections.
By Tracee S. Dahm, BSDH, MS
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  • 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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