Hygiene

Musculoskeletal Disorders in Clinical Dentistry: How Technology Can Safeguard Your Dental Team

HYGIENE The practice of dentistry by all members of the clinical team involves static...

The Hygiene Assistant: Is This Position Right for Your Practice?

What do you do when you have more patients than time in the schedule...

Professional Fluoride Selection: Habitual Versus Evidence-Based Decision Making

Throughout the course of our professional lives, we have migrated towards certain habits in...

A Profitable Hygiene System: Not an Undervalued Practice Resource, Part 2

Dental offices have an ethical obligation to provide the best care for their patients....

A Profitable Hygiene System: Not an Undervalued Practice Resource, Part 1

What does it take to create a clinically successful, productive, and profitable hygiene system...

Preparing Your Office and Team for the Care of Geriatric Patients

The United States now has the largest and fastest-growing population of older adults in...

The Hygiene Handoff: A Fail-Proof Way to Increase Productivity and Decrease Stress

Great hygienists are always looking for ways to help their patients understand, believe, and...

Cancer, Dentistry, and a World Turned Upside Down

In 2004, the American Cancer Society estimated that 1,368,030 new cases of cancer were...

The Other Side of the Chair: Perspectives

I have spent the last 48 years of my life working in the banking...

Minimal Intervention Dentistry: A New Focus for Dental Hygiene

Minimal intervention dentistry (MID) uses a medical model of disease control by the dental...