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January 27, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

Colgate-Palmolive and CDHA Award 20 Academic Admission Scholarships to Dental Hygiene Students

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)& Colgate-Palmolive

As part of its ongoing efforts to support the education of dental hygiene professionals, Colgate-Palmolive has established anannual academic admission scholarship, administered in partnership with the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA), to assist students enrolled in dental hygiene programs. The

January 21, 2015 News Dental HygieneDental OfficeDentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPeriodontics

American Academy of Periodontology to Host Technology-focused Conference in Chicago

by American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)

Dental team collaboration, shared learning are among event highlights The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) will host its annual Spring Conference at the Hilton Chicago on May 2-3, 2015. This year’s theme, “Embracing Technology to Enhance Your Clinical Practice,” will

January 15, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeriatric DentistryHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

Sooner or Later, Everybody Quits: Dental Hygienists Urge You to Quit Smoking

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

During National Non-Smoking Week (January 18–24), one of Canada’s longest running health promotion initiatives, dental hygienists will remind all Canadians of the need to eliminate tobacco use for better oral and overall health.  While most people know that tobacco use

January 5, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Dental Hygienists Advise: Make 2015 Your Year for Improved Oral Health

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The start of a new year is a perfect time to set new personal and professional goals.  While many of us focus on self-improvement after the holidays, dental hygienists remind Canadians not to overlook oral health when making choices about

December 10, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Supports the Inuit Oral Health Action Plan

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Healthier teeth are leading to healthier lives across Inuit Nunangat, thanks to Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami’s continued commitment to oral health. The latest initiative of Healthy Teeth, Healthy Lives: The Inuit Oral Health Action Plan saw the distribution of Inuit-specific handouts

December 4, 2014 News Dental HygieneDental OfficeDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

RDH eVillage Salary Survey, part 4: Most common hourly rates for hygienists in 39 states

by Dentistry IQ

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is sticking to its 2012 forecasts that more than 60,000 jobs will be added to the dental hygiene workforce during the next seven years, prompting a number of websites to paint a rosy future

November 18, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Universal Children’s Day: Dental Hygienists Support the Right to Good Oral Health

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

On November 20, dental hygienists across Canada will celebrate Universal Children’s Day and reconfirm their commitment to promoting and protecting children’s rights, including the right to good oral and overall health, education, and freedom from harm. While much progress has

November 3, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Diabetes and Dental Hygiene

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

As Canadians mark National Diabetes Awareness Month this November, and World Diabetes Day on November 14, members of the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association remind us that oral health professionals are important members of the diabetes health care team. According to

October 30, 2014 News Dental CareDental HygieneDog Dental CareGeneral Dentistry

Dog Bad Breath

by Kahaliah Richards

A lot of dog owners are often surprised when they find out that their cute puppies no longer have the fresh baby breath they used to have. Like people, dogs have relatively fresh breaths when they’re still young because they

October 27, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

How Sweet It Is – Proper Dental Hygiene at Halloween

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Canada’s dental hygienists remind all ghosts and goblins preparing for a night of Halloween fun to be BEWARE of cavities on October 31 and beyond. Halloween treats—particularly sticky and chewy candies—can get stuck in the grooves of teeth and increase

October 8, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Canada’s Dental Hygienists Elect New President

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is pleased to announce the installation of its new president, Mandy Hayre, at its recent annual general meeting in Moncton, New Brunswick.  Mandy hails from British Columbia and joins president-elect Donna Scott (Yukon, Nunavut,

October 7, 2014 News Dental CareDental HygieneGeneral DentistryPediatric dentistry

Dental care for babies

by Kahaliah Richards

Mississauga News Parents of very young children and babies may wonder how early to start tooth brushing and visits to the dentist.  The answer is the earlier the better. There are several advantages to starting children off very young with

October 2, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

One Year Later, Symposium Outcomes Continue to Drive Change in Dental Hygiene Profession

by American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA)

The “Transforming Dental Hygiene Education: Proud Past, Unlimited Future” symposium — a collaborative event convened by the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA), the Santa Fe Group and the ADHA’s Institute for Oral Health (IOH) — took place a year ago,

October 2, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Dental Hygienists Forge Important Partnerships with Dental Industry

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) believes in working with dental industry leaders to enhance both the dental hygiene profession and oral health overall.  CDHA is committed to growing successful partnerships with these companies who are global frontrunners in innovative

October 1, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

American Dental Hygienists’ Association and Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company Partner for Fifth Consecutive Year to Promote Good Oral Health During National Dental Hygiene Month 2014

by American Dental Hygienists' Association

Collaborating for the fifth consecutive year during October for National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM), the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) and the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, the makers of Orbit® sugar-free gum, are again showcasing their commitment to educate the

September 29, 2014 News AnatomyDental HygieneGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsOverall Health

Extreme Exercise and oral Health

by Kahaliah Richards

Next time you avoid exercising just say you were doing it for the benefit of your oral health. Physical exercise is considered to be good for just about all elements of health and well being, however a recent study has

September 29, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Dental Hygienists Promote Oral Health for Older Adults

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

On October 1, Canadians will honour and celebrate the older adults whose mentoring, leadership, and volunteerism have shaped the nation.  National Seniors Day is also a perfect opportunity for dental hygienists to remind this vital segment of our population of

September 25, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

ADHA Partners with Other Dental Leaders in Image Gently Campaign

by About the American Dental Hygienists' Association

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) is proud to announce its support and involvement as a member of the Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging, the Image Gently Alliance. Today, the Alliance is expanding its scope to the oral

September 18, 2014 News Dental CareDental HygieneGeneral NewsMedical news

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by Kahaliah Richards

The Gum Guardians believe dental professionals can be perceived as “healers” rather than “cleaners” by using  9 questions to guide their patient discussions. By initiating conversations with patients during dental visits that reinforce their role as gatekeepers for their patients’

September 17, 2014 News Dental CareDental HygieneDental industryGeneral DentistryMedical newsPreventive Dentistry

What are you putting on your teeth?

by Kahaliah Richards

Dentist puts the squeeze on toothpaste hype New York, NY –  When you go to your local drugstore, there is a dizzying array of options to choose from when it comes to selecting the right toothpaste.  Whether it’s Crest, Colgate