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January 28, 2022 Feature Dental HygieneMental HealthOverall HealthWellness

5 Essentials of Well-being

by Nicola Deall, Chief People Officer, dentalcorp

Professional athletes place as much importance on their rest and recovery as on their performance strategy. Why? Because the time we spend recharging directly impacts our ability to perform and thrive both personally and professionally, as well as cope with

January 28, 2022 Feature Dental Hygiene

Bringing Humanity to an Anonymous World

by Mahsa Bakhshandeh, RDH

There are some very important tasks that must get done in a routine dental hygiene appointment. Each of us has our check lists: medical history update, extra oral and intra oral examination, periodontal charting, scaling etc. There is a standard

January 28, 2022 Feature Dental HygieneGum DiseasePeriodontology

Technically Speaking: Tips for Implementing the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification (Part 12)

by Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc., BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

Still confused about the 2018 AAP Periodontal classification. Never fear! The next few monthly columns will review some of the most important updates made to the industry’s global periodontal guidelines to help hygiene teams achieve the highest level of care. Once

January 28, 2022 News Dental HygieneNews

‘Shoulder to Shoulder’: B.C. Dental Hygienist Students Want Online Learning, Cites Crowded Classes

by Global News

Students at a private Vancouver technical college for dental hygienists say their school isn’t doing enough to ensure safety amid the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. Students at the Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene are calling for their classroom instruction

January 14, 2022 News Dental HygieneNews

Swiss Seek Deal with Quebec on Professional Diplomas

by swissinfo.ch

The Swiss government wants to boost an exchange of specialists from the education and the medical sector with Canada’s largest province of Quebec. The deal foresees the mutual recognition of diplomas for social workers, as well as experts in dental

January 5, 2022 News Dental HygieneNews

40 Guided Biofilm Therapy Cases with the EMS AIRFLOW ® Prophylaxis Master

by Oral Science

Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) provides a surprising “I feel good experience” to the patients who receive the treatment. This state of the art prophylaxis method is based on the clinically proven technologies invented by EMS. It was developed in cooperation with

December 23, 2021 Feature Dental Hygiene

Technically Speaking: Tips for Implementing the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification (Part 11)

by Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc. BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

Still confused about the 2018 AAP Periodontal classification? Never fear! The next few monthly columns will review some of the most important updates made to the industry’s global periodontal guidelines to help hygiene teams achieve the highest level of care. Once

November 26, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Sarnia Woman Who Provides Mobile Dental Care Honoured

by Tara Jeffrey, The Sarnia Journal

Brenda Di Muzio says her work keeps her humble. “Owning your own business has its pros and cons, and it’s challenging and different every day,” said the woman behind Brenda Di Muzio Dental Hygiene Professional Corporation — a mobile service

November 25, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Curaprox Black is White: The Perfect Gift for your Patients!

by Oral Science

You have probably heard from your patients or colleagues about a new trend; whitening toothpastes made of charcoal (or carbon). You have probably also heard positive and negative comments on them. In today’s world, with all the social media noise, it

November 24, 2021 News BlogsDental Hygiene

Care and Maintenance of Dental Hygiene Instruments

by Yaroslav Yarmolyuk DDS, MS

Dental warriors are dealing with the spread of diseases as the front line of defense. Most of the diseases can be traced back to the mouth. This is the main reason that dentists have to be extremely careful with their

November 15, 2021 News Dental HygieneToothlife Technology

Paid Designs for Vision – Infinity VUE

by Irene Iancu, BSc, RDH, CDTP

Loupes or Microscope – Perhaps both? When we try something new, it changes our perspective and allows us to see things differently. When we see things differently, we view things we previously missed, allowing us to experience new possibilities. And

November 15, 2021 Feature Dental HygieneRadiology

Are You Taking Adequate Radiographs?

by Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc. BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

It’s important to keep radiation exposure as low as possible while still gathering the needed radiographic evidence. So how low is too low? The first thing that typically comes to mind when discussing imaging and the risk of exposure to

November 15, 2021 Feature Dental HygieneOral Health

Oral Considerations for Athletes: From Rookie to Major League, or Novice to Olympian

by Beth Parkes, RDH, BSc, Vice President of rdhu

It would be safe to say, that to become truly remarkable at anything in this life takes a significant amount of effort. It takes routine, commitment, drive, and passion. The above description sounds to me like the makings of an

November 15, 2021 Feature Dental Hygiene

Calm the Raging “Cs”

by Jo-Anne Jones, President, RDH Connection Inc.

The “Cs” (or cytokines) are making headline news frequently. The most unfavourable outcomes in COVID-19 patients’ risk profile repeatedly directs our attention to an over-expression of immune response termed a “cytokine storm.” Today’s global research focuses on further understanding the

November 15, 2021 Feature Dental HygienePeriodontology

Technically Speaking: Tips for Implementing the 2018 AAP Periodontal Classification (Part 10)

by Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc. BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

Still confused about the 2018 AAP Periodontal classification. Never fear! The next few monthly columns will review some of the most important updates made to the industry’s global periodontal guidelines to help hygiene teams achieve the highest level of care. Once

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November 15, 2021 Feature Dental HygieneEditorial

The Tooth Fairy Gone Rogue

by Alina Fintineanu, RDH, C.A Ed, CTP

Thousands applied, 10 were selected. Ready, set, BAKE! These three unassuming words are hovering over my head as I take part in Season 5 of “The Great Canadian Baking Show!” If you asked me what some of my favourite things

November 15, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Hygienists Open Pop-up Clinic at Montreal Shelter

by CTV News

A team of Montreal dental hygienists organized a pop-up clinic Saturday to provide care for people without easy access to services. The all-day event was held at Halte-Transition, a warming shelter in Pierrefonds-Roxboro – practitioners say it’s all thanks to

November 4, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Hygienist Who Had License Revoked for Treating Spouse Applies for Leave to Appeal to SCC

by Annabel Oromoni, Law Times

Alexandru Tanase, a dental hygienist, convicted of sexual abuse for cleaning his wife’s teeth and whose license was revoked by the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario, has applied for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court after attempts to

November 3, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Fanshawe College is the Only School to Get a 100% Pass Rate on National Exam

by Kate Otterbein, 1069thex

Fanshawe’s Dental Hygiene program landed a 100% pass rate on the National Dental Hygiene Certification Board Exam. The closest behind Fanshawe was Algonquin College with a 96% pass rate. Graduates had a difficult year, with the pandemic putting programming on

November 2, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

TempStars Brings Better ‘Career Opportunities for Dental Hygienists and Assistants’ to Phoenix and Scottsdale

by TempStars

TempStars, North America’s largest and #1 rated dental temping and hiring service, announced today that it is open for business in Phoenix and Scottsdale, another step in the company’s expansion in the United States. “This will create many new opportunities for dental