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October 10, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Dentsply Sirona World 2019 Las Vegas: At The Forefront Of Dental Hygiene

by Dentsply Sirona

Dental hygienists play a critical role in patient care and are an integral part of the dental industry. At the Las Vegas meeting, Dentsply Sirona will offer a hygiene-specific education track that takes a holistic approach to the day-to-day needs

October 7, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

American Dental Hygienists’ Association Teams Up With Walgreens And Johnson & Johnson For National Dental Hygiene Month

by American Dental Hygienist's Association

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) announces its partnership with Walgreens and Johnson & Johnson for a National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM) campaign. ADHA established NDHM to promote good oral health and celebrate the dedication of dental hygienists across the

September 30, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Hygienists Call For Exemption On Treatment Of Spouses

by CDHA

In response to recent media coverage of an Ontario registered dental hygienist who lost his appeal to the Ontario Divisional Court to have his 5-year licence revocation for treating his wife overturned, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association(CDHA) is strongly urging

September 28, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Hygienists Meet In Newfoundland To Share Clinical And Research Expertise

by CDHA

Dental hygienists from across Canada will gather in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, from October 3 to 5 to share leading-edge research and clinical and teaching experiences at the biennial national conference hosted by the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA).

Irene Iancu,
September 19, 2019 Feature Dental Hygiene

I’m All In

by Irene Iancu, BSc, RDH, CDTP

Have you ever asked for a raise and been declined? What about benefits, new equipment, fancy scrubs or lab coats? I’m guilty. We all have needs and wants. Practice owners have moments of splurge when the cash in pouring in,

September 19, 2019 Feature Dental HygienePediatric dentistry

10 Strategies For Handling Parents Of Your Pediatric Patients

by Brenda McNulty, Jameson Advisor, Jameson Management

Pediatric patients in the dental office create an interesting environment that can be both exciting and chaotic. Often times, the parents can be far more dramatic than the patients themselves. Parents are trusting your office with their most prized possession.

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September 19, 2019 Feature Dental Hygiene

Integrating Preventive Oral Healthcare Into The Medical Management Of Diabetes: Early Findings From A Toronto Pilot Study

by Julie DiNardo, RDH, Kate Marten, RDH, Dr. David Engelberg, Dr. Elena Pankratieva, Shakira Wynter BHS/RPN, Geena Sakellaris, RN

The integration of services is a route increasingly taken by healthcare organizations to improve outcomes and access, and to reduce costs. A new American study has shown, for example, a greater level of integration in medical services and a focus

Dental Hygienist
September 19, 2019 Feature Dental Hygiene

Strategies To Increase The Profile Of Dental Hygienists In The Community

by Natalie Muccioli Emery

As a profession, dental hygiene is at a tipping point. We are balancing on a scale. On one end, the occupational model of practice, and on the other end, the professional practice model. The past 30 years have been a

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