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Study finds that certain type of children respond better to laughing gas
Study finds that certain type of children respond better to laughing gasIf a dentist could predict how a child is likely to respond to the usage of laughing gas, also known as nitrous oxide, the visit is more likely to be free of anxiety and fear.
Are right angles... wrong?
Are right angles... wrong?For years, sitting with your hips at a 90-degree angle was thought to be ideal. But research suggests otherwise.
You choose: Private or group practice?
You choose: Private or group practice?A survey of hygienists' opinions on private and group practices.
Could this drug mean the end of dental fillings?
Could this drug mean the end of dental fillings?A team of researchers at King’s College London have found evidence that tooth pulp can be naturally healed with the help of an Alzheimer’s drug.
Why poor posture can be a real pain in the neck
Why poor posture can be a real pain in the neckOne of the biggest dangers for dentists is strain caused by awkward positioning, so we take a look at how to combat injury.
5 important facts about new code D4346 for a fresh start in 2017
5 important facts about new code D4346 for a fresh start in 2017Here are five important facts you need to know about the new code.
5 thought-provoking questions hygienists asked Kara RDH this November
5 thought-provoking questions hygienists asked Kara RDH this NovemberKara RDH shares some of the questions dental hygienists asked her recently and then provides helpful and encouraging answers.
How clean are the dental unit waterlines in your office?
How clean are the dental unit waterlines in your office?Waterlines can be filled with all kinds of dangerous bacteria. In this article some of these bacteria are discussed, as well as methods for preventing their growth.
The top things dental hygienists need to know about mandatory disability
The top things dental hygienists need to know about mandatory disabilityTake a moment to ask yourself, do you really need disability insurance? If you think not, unfortunately you’d be wrong.
8 candies that make dental professionals scream
8 candies that make dental professionals scream'Tis the season of candy, candy and more candy—much to dental professionals' dismay. Here are the worst-of-the-worst treats for dental health.