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Laser Basics

Although the research is mixed, the use of laser technology in periodontics and implantology continues to grow
By Eric Linden, DMD, MSD

Improve Oral Health During Pregnancy

Receiving professional dental care during pregnancy is critical to maintaining oral health.
By Jennifer L. Brame, RDH, MS

Screening for Suicide May Save a Life

Oral health professionals are well positioned to screen for this preventable cause of death during the dental hygiene process of care.
By Marlene Storz, MSDH, RDH, and Eric D. Bothwell, DDS, MPH, MA, PhD

Effective Pain Management for Kids

Preventing and controlling pain are integral to ensuring successful dental appointments among this patient population.
By Matthew K. Geneser, DDS

Strategies for Improving Patient Compliance

Helping patients become intrinsically motivated and encouraging their participation in the decision-making process are both important parts of supporting compliance with oral health care instructions.
By Diana Macri, RDH, BSDH, MSEd, and Jessica Parness, RDH, BS, MA
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