We take a look at the most popular Modern Hygienist articles from 2016.
Kara RDH shares some of the questions dental hygienists asked her recently and then provides helpful and encouraging answers.
Kara RDH shares some of the questions dental hygienists asked her recently and then provides helpful and encouraging answers.
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.
Letting children speak for themselves at dental appointments can help hygienists glean valuable information.
The media's unsubstantiated coverage of medical and scientific issues could be dangerous to the general public's health.
Dentists closely watch their bottom line. As practice owners, the first priority is patient care, followed by keeping overhead down. So when hygienists ask for a raise, doctors immediately think, “How much is that going to cost me for...
Ghosts are scary. Ghouls are scary. But these creepy apparitions have nothing on some of the terrifying things that happen in the dental practice.
'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.
Dental hygienists are often discounted in their role as healthcare professions by the public. Nor is the public aware of the schooling it takes to become a dental hygienist. Even further, many don’t understand how physically demanding...
Professional Development
Some days you just have to be the manager
Some days you just have to be the manager

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