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Dr. Archer (second to left), poses with staff and nurses at the Oral Hygiene Presentation.
May 13, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Runnymede Healthcare Centre Promotes Nurse Participation in Oral Hygiene

by Runnymede Healthcare Centre

As part of the Nursing Week activities, on Tuesday May 7, Runnymede Healthcare Centre staff and volunteers were treated to a presentation on the role of nurses in oral hygiene by Dr. Natalie Archer, DDS. Dr. Archer and her staff

American Dental Association (ADA)
May 7, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

Drop Those Pacifiers! ADA Says Saliva Harbors Cavity-Causing Bacteria that Can Be Transmitted to Babies

by American Dental Association (ADA)

Parents should be aware that bacteria that cause dental decay can be transmitted from adult to child by sharing eating utensils, or by the parent sucking on a baby’s pacifier to clean it.  A study recently published in Pediatrics, the

University of Louisville
May 2, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

UofL dental profession students identified as potential infection control leaders

by University of Louisville

Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) awards two scholarships

KerrTotalCare
April 25, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Kerr TotalCare Launches new Brand Identity

by Kerr TotalCare

TotalCare, the Leader in Dental Infection Prevention, has announced a new corporate brand identity, representing the company’s drive toward delivering a full spectrum of innovative solutions to the dental hygiene community. “The first major initiative will be a return to

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)
April 23, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Putting More Bite into Injury Prevention

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Dental Hygienists Prompt Athletes to Wear Protective Mouthguards

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)
April 9, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Dental Hygienists Celebrate 50 Years of Contributing to Your Oral Health

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Taking good care of your teeth and gums does more than just ensure you have a bright smile. A growing body of research shows that oral health and overall health are closely linked. Unchecked plaque on your teeth can result

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association
March 25, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Dental Hygienists Promote A Healthy Diet for A Healthy Smile

by The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

March is National Nutrition Month and the theme of Dietitians of Canada is “Best food forward: Plan Shop Cook Enjoy!” with a focus that healthy eating begins at the grocery store. Maintaining a balanced diet and proper nutrition is also

University of Louisville
March 21, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

University of Louisville dentistry goes on the road to provide free care in Harlan County

by University of Louisville

What:University of Louisville dental and dental hygiene students and faculty will join with other dentistry professionals to provide free dental cleanings, fillings and extractions to residents in and around Harlan County, Ky. The mission is organized through Remote Area Medical

American Dental Hygienists' Association
March 19, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Centennial Celebration at ADHA’s 90th Annual Session Promises to Be a Memorable Event

by American Dental Hygienists' Association

The Early Bird registration deadline is fast approaching for the American Dental Hygienists’ Association’s annual meeting—The Center for Lifelong Learning at the 90th Annual Session. This year’s conference, taking place from June 19-25 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston,

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)
March 18, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Dental Hygienists Join the World To Celebrate Better Oral Health

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Oral diseases are among the most common chronic ailments with 90 percent of the world’s population at risk for some form of disorder, from tooth decay to periodontal diseases and oral cancer. World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is celebrated every

CDHA-ACHD
March 5, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Dental Hygienists Celebrate International Women’s Day

by Oral Health

As representative of a largely female dominated workforce of oral health professionals, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is proud to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8. Ninety-six percent of dental hygienists in Canada are women (Canadian Institute of

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)
February 28, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

New Dental Hygiene Rules in New Brunswick Improve Access to Oral Health Care

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) congratulates the New Brunswick Minister of Health, Hon. Hugh J. Flemming, on approving new dental hygiene rules that permit independent practice, an expanded scope of practice for dental hygienists and increased requirements for licensing

TotalCare
February 26, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

TotalCare and Orascoptic are pleased to announce their yearlong support in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Dental Hygiene!

by TotalCare & Orascoptic

TotalCare, the leader in surface disinfection, and Orascoptic, the makers of award-winning custom built loupes, are pleased to announce their yearlong support in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Dental Hygiene! Each month there will be an opportunity to enter

Patient Risk Assessment Form: Your risks ffor dntal decay
February 21, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Substituting a risk assessment form for Time Magazine

by Prevora Blog

A recent study1 on the approach and outcomes of shared decision making in medical care found the following: 86 randomized controlled trials show that patient decision support tools lead to positive effects for both the patient and the provider, namely:

University of Buffalo
February 11, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

A day of free dental care for kids at UB’s ‘Give Kids a Smile Day’

by University at Buffalo

For the 12th year in a row, the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine saw more than 800 local schoolchildren during its annual “Give Kids a Smile Day” on Feb. 1. But something was different this year: “tooth fairies”

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)
January 28, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Dental Hygienists Recommend Tossing the Tobacco!

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

“Live, work and play… smoke free” is the theme for this week’s National Non-Smoking Week (NNSW) 2013 and a mantra supported by Canada’s dental hygienists. Tobacco remains the leading preventable cause of disease and death in Canada, killing 37,000 Canadians

University of Maryland
December 20, 2012 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Nurses, Dental Hygienists Team Up at 1st National Collaborative Conference

by University of Maryland

By hosting the first national conference on oral and systemic health in Baltimore on Dec. 10, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) took another major step toward true interprofessional health care education, says Jay A. Perman, MD, president of the

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)
October 1, 2012 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

First Nations Oral Health – How Dental Hygienists Can Help

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) congratulates Health Canada and the First Nations Governance Information Centre on the release of the First Nations Regional Health Survey. The survey identifies several priority health issues for First Nations communities including: 40% have

September 24, 2012 News Dental HygieneGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsPediatric dentistry

10 Tips for Parents of Kids Who Resist Having Their Teeth Brushed

by Kahaliah Richards

Chasing a defiant toddler around with a toothbrush is more likely to end in smears of toothpaste on the furniture and a tiny mouth that refuses to open than an effective lesson in oral hygiene. For parents that have attempted

February 19, 2012 News Dental HygienePeriodontologySalivary biomarkersSystemic links

Diabetes screening at the periodontal visit: patient and provider experiences with two screening approaches

by ken

Rosedale, M. and Strauss, S. (2012), Diabetes screening at the periodontal visit: patient and provider experiences with two screening approaches. International Journal of Dental Hygiene. doi: 10.1111/j.1601-5037.2011.00542.x Abstract:  Objectives:  This study examined patient and dental provider experiences during the periodontal visit of diabetes