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World Health Organization official urges UN member states to prioritize oral health
World Health Organization official urges UN member states to prioritize oral healthThe NYU event promoted the integration of oral health in all efforts to prevent and control noncommunicable diseases.
5 phrases hygienists need to stop saying to patientsIs sugarcoating decaying your clinical practice?
How to navigate the new periodontal classification system
How to navigate the new periodontal classification systemThe new proceedings may appear confusing, but becoming familiar with them will lead to skillful dental hygiene decision-making.
Raising awareness about HPV-linked oropharyngeal cancer
Raising awareness about HPV-linked oropharyngeal cancerWhy hygienists must be diligent in screening new and established patients.
Are dentists contributing to antibiotic overuse?
Are dentists contributing to antibiotic overuse?Though unintentional, the prescribing patterns of dentists can contribute to allergic reactions and antibiotic overuse.
Can tooth loss lead to cardiovascular disease?
Can tooth loss lead to cardiovascular disease?New research shows a link between middle-aged tooth loss and an increased cardiovascular disease risk.
How to prevent cross-contamination in the dental office
How to prevent cross-contamination in the dental officeHow to prevent cross-contamination in the dental office
5 ways to conduct infection control training for your officeInfection control training doesn’t have to be boring or redundant. Instead, look for new ways to engage your staff.
5 reasons you need an infection prevention coordinatorHaving an infection prevention coordinator can help ensure that your practice stays up to date on infection control issues.
6 reasons why sharing your toothbrush is a bad idea
6 reasons why sharing your toothbrush is a bad ideaBeyond the ‘yuck’ factor, sharing your toothbrush can lead to many health-related issues.