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5 New Year’s resolutions every dental hygienist should makeFrom eating healthier to establishing a workout routine, the new year is the perfect time to set goals for yourself.
Parroting the flossing message
Parroting the flossing messageInterdental hygiene recommendations are constantly changing, so staying up to date on the latest research can help you provide better patient care.
How to get your patients to ramp up their oral hygiene efforts
How to get your patients to ramp up their oral hygiene effortsBeing creative and using metaphors can make educating your patients a fun process.
6 things to say to get your patients to clean in between their teethGiving patients something to relate to can help them to understand the importance of oral health.
Why cleaning between your teeth matters
Why cleaning between your teeth mattersWhether you prefer string floss or a water flosser, it’s important to find a method that works best for you.
Top 10 DPR web articles of 2016DPR presents a list of the top 10 most popular articles from 2016.
How the mainstream media is crippling oral health
How the mainstream media is crippling oral healthThe media's unsubstantiated coverage of medical and scientific issues could be dangerous to the general public's health.
To floss or not to floss?
To floss or not to floss?A response to the recent article that stated flossing did not help gum health.
New Cocofloss designed to improve flossing
New Cocofloss designed to improve flossingCocofloss is a soft, textured dental floss that's delightful to use and leaves less plaque behind. Hundreds of synthetic filaments work together to truly scrub tooth surfaces clean and enable Cocofloss to move gently between contacts without shredding.
Is the Associated Press right? Response to the AP regarding the benefits of flossing
Is the Associated Press right? Response to the AP regarding the benefits of flossingThe Associated Press (AP) came out with a report earlier this week stating there are no proven benefits to flossing. Working in dentistry, we know how important cleaning in interproximally is, not only for oral health but for overall health.