Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is a monthly, peer reviewed journal that reconnects practicing dental hygienists with the nation's leading educators and researchers
How the implementation of electronic health records and telehealth is
addressing the access-to-care problems faced in the United States.
The Signs and Symptoms of Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
Though this genetic disorder is relatively rare, the first manifestations often appear in
the oral cavity, so dental professionals need to be prepared to recognize them.
Straight Talk About Hookah Smoking
A fog of misconceptions surrounds hookah use and its risks to both systemic and
Alternative Avenues for Pain Management
These complementary therapies can help reduce the recurring musculoskeletal
pain often experienced by clinical dental hygienists.
Happy National Dental Hygiene Month! To celebrate, Dimensions of Dental Hygiene's October journal is ripe with articles that explore the many roles dental hygienists play in oral health care. A wide variety of topics is discussed, including how to support orthodontic treatment success, assess periodontal risk, and improve patient compliance with therapy recommendations. Among other practice-relevant content, you'll also find an insightful article detailing strategies to help patients with lupus maintain their oral health.Read more...
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These dental hygiene visionaries represent key facets of
the profession, including academia, industry, clinical
practice, “mover and shaker,” public health, and
research. They have all pushed the boundaries of what
it means to be a dental hygienist—furthering the profession.
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Probiotics are used in oral health care to prevent or minimize the threat of common dental conditions, such as caries and periodontitis. The "good" bacteria that comprise probiotics continue to be studied for their beneficial effects. Claims about the efficacy of probiotics are not closely monitored by government regulators, which may lead some to be cautious about their use. 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 email@example.com.