The practice of dental hygiene wreaks havoc on the body. Although many ergonomic improvements for safely practicing clinical hygiene are available, most of us do not make it to retirement age working chairside, even part time. Do you...
Some interesting news is coming out of California regarding the California Dental Hygienists’ Association terminating their charter relationship with the American Dental Hygienists’’ Association.
When I became a hygienist and started working in private practice, I was always taking every opportunity to do community outreach. This turned into a desire to start a non-profit organization.
When we talked to Jankee Bhatt, RDH, BS, last fall, she had just opened her dental clinic in downtown Denver and was looking to grow her business. The savvy hygienist has done just that.
For all of the history of Current Dental Terminology (CDT) coding, there have been no truly accurate codes that can be used for the treatment this patient needs. In 2017, that story will change. Yet, we must guard against misuse of...
This article will focus on these care providers and the value they bring to the dental practice. Data includes hygienist gross revenue, net revenue compared to scheduled production and number of patients seen monthly. Trends are...
As a well-known and accomplished dental hygienist, Kara Vavrosky often gets asked for advice. Here, she shares five more interesting questions she's been asked recently, along with her answers.
In a very frank and candid video interview below, Rachel Wall, the founder of Inspired Hygiene, talks to viewers about when she battled against burnout and gives her advice for how hygienists can avoid the trap.
Kara Vavrosky, RDH, the editorial director for Modern Hygienist, was in the Windy City and stopped by the Hu-Friedy booth to learn more about the EverEdge technology.
Supplementation of nutrients is recommended when a person does not consume the full required intake of 5 to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables per day.