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August 16, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Surgeons Urge England’s Schools To Go Sugar-Free

by BBC News

Dental surgeons are calling for the government in England to encourage all schools to go sugar-free in a bid to combat tooth decay. They say it is essential to cut sugar in school meals to tackle a condition affecting a

August 15, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Mobile Dental Hygiene Clinic Set To Hit The Streets In Kelowna

by Kelowna Now

A new service is coming to Kelowna that will be offering dental services to less fortunate individuals around the city. The Mobile Dental Hygiene Clinic is a dental RV that will offer its services to eligible low-income, health and mobility-challenged

August 14, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Emerging Dangers Of Vaping Highlight Need For Caution And Good Oral Hygiene

by A-Z Dental Care

A July 11 article on CNET warns about the potential ill effects that e-cigarette use may have on oral health, particularly among teens. The article is quick to note that many of the studies that have been conducted on the relationship

August 5, 2019 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

Computer Use Might Be Damaging Your Teen’s Oral Hygiene

by The Irish News

THREE hours of computer use each day is enough to put a teenager at risk of poor oral health, a new study has revealed. An examination of more than 1,500 18-year-olds showed those who spend more time on computers are

August 1, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Canada’s Dental Hygiene Superhero Unmasked

by The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

From an impressive field of 856 deserving nominees from across Canada, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is thrilled to reveal the winner of its second annual dental hygiene superhero competition. This remarkable field of nominees was narrowed to 20

July 31, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Hygienists Are Filling An Oral Health Care Gap In Arkansas

by Arkansas Public Media

Dental hygienists are starting to fill a crital gap in oral health in Arkansas, experts say, given the state has a  shortage of dentists, especially in low-income rural districts. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2015 reported

July 30, 2019 News Cat Dental CareDental HygieneDog Dental CareNewsOral Health

Patterson Foundation Awards More Than $187,460 In Grants To Oral Health And Animal Health Organizations

by Patterson Foundation

The Patterson Foundation recently announced $187,460 in grant funding to 11 non-profit organizations in the oral and animal health fields. These organizations were selected based on the Foundation’s focus of providing dental care to disadvantaged communities and assistance dogs to

July 29, 2019 News Dental HygieneGeneral PracticeNews

After Career-Ending Work Injuries, Dental Hygienist Turns To Researching The Problem

by CBC

A P.E.I. dental hygienist who had to stop practising because of repetitive strain injuries is now researching just how common the problem is and coming up with strategies to prevent it. Marilyn Harris practiced for eight years, but had to

July 25, 2019 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

Dental Hygienists Recognize Valuable Partnerships With Dental Industry

by The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) continues to build key partnerships with dental industry leaders to enhance public understanding of the dental hygiene profession and improve the oral health of Canadians. Recognizing the power of these valuable partnerships, CDHA has

July 22, 2019 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

‘Inadequate’ Health Response Leaves 3.5bn With Poor Dental Care

by The Guardian

Scientists are calling for radical reform of dental care, tighter regulation of the sugar industry and greater transparency around conflict of interests in dental research to tackle the high and rising toll of oral disease such as mouth cancers. In

July 16, 2019 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

Manual Toothbrushes Market Growth To Be Triggered Based On Increased Demand & Consumer Awareness Regarding Dental Hygiene

by Radiant Insights Inc.

The global Manual Toothbrushes Market is anticipated to rise at a staggering CAGR of 5.9% by 2022. Dental hygiene is one of the important aspects of human health and toothbrush is one of the frequently demanded tools for dental hygiene. The oral

May 28, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneOral Health

Gut Healthy Chairside Conversations

by Uche Odiatu, DMD; Mahsa Bakhshandeh, RDH

Want to add some variety to your chairside conversations? Would you like to share cutting edge scientific findings with your patients? Would you like to be seen as a person of influence with a broad knowledge of nutrition and healthy

May 28, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneOral Health

10% Carbamide Peroxide: A Gateway To Oral And Overall Health

by Susan Woodley, DH, RDH, Practice Consultant at dentalcorp

Many dental hygienists, including myself, say they entered this profession to assist clients in developing and maintaining healthy beautiful smiles. It is widely accepted that whitening gels play a significant role in developing those beautiful smiles. According to research from

May 28, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneOral Health

Biofilm Conquered: Glycine Powder To The Rescue!

by Nancy Miller, RDH, BA

Toxic biofilm is enemy number one when it comes to dental diseases. It lurks in a patient’s mouth above and below the gum line. It clings to natural teeth, restorative work, gingival tissue and the tongue, implants and orthodontic appliances.

May 28, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneOral Health

How YouTube Has Made Me A Better Hygienist

by Irene Iancu, BSc, RDH, CTDP

Some people look to YouTube for educational videos and others look for entertainment. When you think of YouTube, what is your first instinct? Have you ever thought that YouTube could make you a better clinician? Advertisement I write articles from

May 28, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneOral Health

The Social Media Influence

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

The influence of social media in modern society is no secret. It’s safe to say that most of us are consumed by it. But is this necessarily a bad thing when it comes to our professional lives? Or are these

April 12, 2019 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

Expansion Of Dental Services To Low-Income Seniors A Strong Improvement For Oral Care In Ontario Say Dental Hygienists

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is applauding a move by the Ontario government to expand dental care for low-income seniors in the province. The investment of $90 million will see new services provided as early as summer 2019. “We

March 31, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneOral Health & Systemic HealthOral Health OfficePublic Health

Paid Oral Health for Total Health: The Integral Role of the Dental Hygienist

by Jennifer Turner, Director of Hygiene Programs at dentalcorp

Despite its integral function in the field of oral health care, many are unaware that the role of the dental hygienist goes beyond cleaning teeth. In celebration of National Dental Hygienists Week this April, we take a closer look at

February 19, 2019 Feature Dental Hygiene

Helping Patients Live Longer and Better Lives

by Dr. Kathryn Alderman

A New look at Systemic Inflammation, Microbiome, Gum Disease Diagnosis, Treatment and Keeping Dental/Gum Disease in Remission Traditionally in dentistry we have been taught to ask our patients to brush, floss and visit us twice a year for checkups to

February 19, 2019 Feature Dental Hygiene

Managing Oral Health’s Implications For/From Mild Cognitive Impairment

by Julie DiNardo, RDH

Chances are that you know of someone with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) 1, and/or your practice has some patients at high risk or early signs of this same, dreaded condition. And chances are you know that these same individuals are