14 questions to ask about a breast cancer diagnosis

Oct 1, 2014 Any woman who receives a breast cancer diagnosis should ask these pertin...

Street drugs exposed: What your kids and your patients are not telling you

Sep 30, 2014 There is an overwhelming number of mind altering substances available, m...

Updates on noteworthy October events, including Halloween

Sep 30, 2014

Survey finds shortcomings in Americans’ dental health habits

Sep 25, 2014 Findings on tooth brushing from the Delta Dental Oral Health and Well-Be...

ADA, ADHA joins in Image Gently campaign for pediatric X-rays

Sep 24, 2014 The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) announced its support...

The importance of "The Three Languages of Perio" coding

Sep 23, 2014 Learning the "three langauges" of dental codeology will allow ...

Healthy reading for healthy smiles: New children's books promote oral hygiene

Sep 22, 2014 New children's books, Tabitha the Tooth and Tanner the Tooth, come in a ...

Update on HIV/AIDS Infections: Should the dental office help screen?

Sep 16, 2014 A still deadly disease is HIV infection and AIDS. A projected 70% of new...

Update on Head and Neck Cancers, HPV: Creating public awareness

Sep 16, 2014 Public awareness of head and neck cancer (HNC) is limited, with the lack...

Public Health Update: The goal of the National Prevention Strategy

Sep 15, 2014 The National Prevention Strategy’s goals are to guide the nation in impr...

How voice recognition software helps facilitate periodontal charting data

Sep 8, 2014 The vocie recognition software allows the hygienist to provide more educ...

From the Hypnodontist: Pace and lead for greater case adherence

Sep 3, 2014 People are more likely to agree with a request or instructions if they a...

Toothbrushing: Science or child’s play?

Sep 3, 2014 Despite a considerable degree of progress in the reduction of dental car...

Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer

Aug 13, 2014 Skin cancer is a major public health concern, and there are ways to help...

It's never too late to learn new things, and to be humbled by our dental patients

Aug 12, 2014 This RDH received quite a surprise from one of her disabled patients, an...

Hearing the silent cry for help Part II: recognizing the signs of intimate partner violence

Aug 12, 2014 Domestic violence is something that dental health-care professionals sho...

Dental visits are a good habit to start (again)

Aug 5, 2014 Delta Dental releases results from their Oral Health and Well-Being Surv...

ADEAGies Foundation announces call for nominations for William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation, and Achievement

Aug 5, 2014 The ADEAGies Foundation is pleased to announce that nominations will be ...

Jenn’s vision: A true lesson in best practices

Aug 1, 2014 Noel Kelsch, RDHAP, tells the story of Jenn, a dental patient who lost v...

Resources for Mothers, Children, and Caregivers

Jul 29, 2014 Certain people — whether through age, disability, or other factors — req...

Hypnodontist Column: Increasing Case Acceptance

Jul 29, 2014 Last month’s column introduced the concept of hypnodontics — simple lang...

Colgate announces 2014 oral health advisory board

Jul 28, 2014 Dental hygienists are critical partners who share Colgate-Palmolive’s co...

Be a leader for your dental hygiene patients

Jul 22, 2014 There are four important factors required to be a real leader: stimulati...

Are blue flecks in toothpaste really decorative plastic?

Jul 22, 2014 When we pick up a tube of toothpaste, we know that we are holding up an ...

RDH hosts panel discussion about oil pulling

Jul 21, 2014 Lory Laughter, RDH, and Nancy Burkhart, RDH, who both write columns for ...

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