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Leslie Neveu, RDH
A size 35 soft toothbrush: Missing in action (Part 2)

The absence of recommended toothbrushes and dental supplies in the marketplace can lead to frustration for patients.

A size 35 soft toothbrush: Missing in action (Part 1)

Over the past 30 years, I have often been thwarted in my attempts to locate a size 35 soft toothbrush in a grocery or drug store, so I can imagine the frustration patients feel trying to follow my home care recommendations at home. 

How dental hygienists can find more time during appointments by talking less

The most common objection to providing additional services in the hygiene department is, "I don't have enough time to do more." That’s understandable. As the dental hygienists in the office, we are the direct line to patients, spending the most one-on-one time with them. As we all know, the list of required duties for a dental hygiene appointment is long and it includes talking.