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Should sugary snacks feature cigarette-style health warnings?
Should sugary snacks feature cigarette-style health warnings?Health officials in Britain hope the warnings may decrease tooth decay and obesity in children.
How do certain sports impact dental professionals' health?
How do certain sports impact dental professionals' health?It's summer and time to hit the water—but several popular summer sports can actually exacerbate muscle imbalances in dental professionals.
Do your patients trust you?
Do your patients trust you?Trust can be critical in forming a positive relationship with your patients.
How to ACTUALLY get kids to brush their teeth
How to ACTUALLY get kids to brush their teethHygienists and parents weigh in on this important—and sometimes frustrating—topic.
Is periodontitis causing infertility in young women?
Is periodontitis causing infertility in young women?A new study has discovered a link between the presence of a common periodontal pathogen and difficulty conceiving.
The importance of ergonomics for hygienists—and what dentists can do to help
The importance of ergonomics for hygienists—and what dentists can do to helpHygienists put their bodies through a lot of wear and tear on the job, but there are steps that can be taken to help prevent some of the damage. Here's what one hygienist thought dentists should know.
The importance of joining a dental mission trip
The importance of joining a dental mission tripThose interested in using their clinical skills to serve populations in need don’t have to look far.
5 common mistakes that can ruin your infection control efforts
5 common mistakes that can ruin your infection control effortsPaying attention to detail is key when it comes to avoiding mishaps.
Why instrument processing efficiency is more important than you think
Why instrument processing efficiency is more important than you thinkThe design of your instrument processing area can have serious benefits or consequences for your practice.
What parents NEED to know about keeping their children’s teeth healthyHaving a healthy smile is crucial to a child’s overall health and development.