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Efficient, Aesthetic Quadrant Dentistry

As a nation of educated people, we usually choose quality healthcare and often seek...

Hygiene Recall: Is It a Waste of Time?

Is your hygiene recall system a waste of time? It is unless your current...

Allergy and Toxic Reactions to Local Anesthetics

Local anesthesia (LA) forms the foundation of pain control techniques in dentistry. These drugs...

Digital Dental Voice Transcription: An Exciting New Communications Tool

How valuable is the written word? Think about the professionals who actually depend on...

A Review of the ADA Mercury Hygiene Recommendations

More than a decade ago, the ADA established recommendations for appropriate mercury hygiene within...

Professional Standards, Personal Responsibility

One of the best parts of being a hygienist in a dental practice is...

Dentistry for The Long Term Care Patient

Among the groups in the United States with the most limited access to dental...

Trends in Dental Hygiene: Shaping the Way Dental Practitioners Do Business

Wouldn’t it be great if you had a crystal ball and could foresee the...

Digital Photography Enables Better Soft Tissue Screening, Diagnosis, and Case Acceptance

Figures 1 to 3. Pretreatment and immediate post surgical digital photographs taken with the...

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) became law in 1996. The purpose...