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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

July 26, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral Health & Systemic Health

MouthWatch Bringing New Teledentistry System for Hygienists

by PRNewsWire

MouthWatch has created the world’s first all-in-one, fully integrated teledentistry system, making it easy for dental hygienists to reach communities outside of dental offices to improve oral health screenings and dental triage without major investment in hardware, software development, or

April 1, 2016 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthOral Health & Systemic HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

Celebrate Your Smile this April!

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Ottawa, ON., National Dental Hygienists Week™ (NDHW™) takes place from April 9–15 as part of oral health month in Canada. Why not help your smile shine by making your dental hygienist your partner in disease prevention for better overall health.

February 25, 2016 News DentistryOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

Researchers find association between oral bacteria and esophageal cancer

by University of Louisville School of Dentistry

Findings represent the first direct evidence that P. gingivalis could be a risk factor for esophageal cancer LOUISVILLE, Ky. – University of Louisville School of Dentistry researchers have found a bacterial species responsible for gum disease, Porphyromonas gingivalis, is present

August 4, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

New Study Shows Dental Treatment during Pregnancy is Safe

by American Dental Association

New Study Shows Dental Treatment during Pregnancy is Safe It’s safe for pregnant women to undergo dental treatment with local anesthetics, according to a new study published in the August issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA).

April 14, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

Oral pain specialists treat complex health issues, according to new survey

by Asnan Portal

Andres Pinto, an orofacial pain and oral medicine specialist at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, often feels like the doctor in the television series House, who solves medical mysteries each week.Pinto is among about 700 facial pain

January 28, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Set to Surpass $400,000 of Donated No-Cost Dental Hygiene Services

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

In celebration of Heart Month and Valentine’s Day, Registered dental hygienists across Canada are opening their doors and their hearts on Saturday, February 7, to provide no-cost preventive dental hygiene services, including oral cancer screenings, as part of a national

January 28, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

Oral Cancer Is On The Rise, Are You At Risk?

by PRNewswire-USNewswire

While most other cancers are declining, oral cancer continues to rise, affecting over 43,000 Americans in 2014 alone. Due to late stage discovery, oral cancer kills one American every hour. Increased awareness and more advanced screening technologies enable early detection

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 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