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11,000 dental patients potentially exposed to HIV, hepatitis in clinic hygiene breaches
11,000 dental patients potentially exposed to HIV, hepatitis in clinic hygiene breaches

Almost 11,000 Australian patients have been warned that they may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis and other blood-borne diseases due to appalling hygiene negligence in Sydney dental clinics.

3 reasons why you're exhausted at the end of the work day
Wendy Briggs on the future role of the dental hygienist

In the changing world of dentistry, it is only logical that the role of the dental hygienist will be growing and developing as well. Dental Consultant Jack Abrams sat down with Wendy Briggs, dental hygienist and president of The Team Training Institute to discuss the changing role of the dental hygienist.

California Dental Association San Francisco product launch: Brasseler USA's Forza V3 Piezo Ultrasonic System

While we were at the California Dental Association's fall meeting in San Francisco, we got a look at the Forza V3 Piezo Ultrasonic System from Brasseler USA.

Why Knotty Floss is 'knot' your ordinary dental floss [VIDEO]

In her 30 years as a dental hygienist, Elizabeth Martens has heard plenty of times why people won’t floss … they simply can’t get their hands and the floss inside their mouth.

Move aside designer bags and make room for designer toothbrushes

Supersmile’s Dr. Irwin Smigel, known as the “Father of Aesthetic Dentistry,” wanted to set new standards of beauty and performance for the dental industry.

Four dental hygienists. One dentist. 99 combined years together: The secret to keeping a team intact

One of the most common business headaches for a dental practice is staff turnover.

Put your dog's dental hygiene in their paws [VIDEO]

While pet owners hold concern for their four-legged friend’s oral health, many do not have the time or forget to brush their dog’s teeth.

10 Oral Hygiene Tips for Patients With Cancer

According to the National Cancer Institute, it is projected that approximately 1,665,540 people in the United States will be diagnosed with cancer in 2014, and of these cases, 42,440 people will be affected by oral cancer.

Early Detection of Sjögren’s Syndrome [Video]
PeriRx LLC, a company developing non-invasive, oral diagnostic technology, recently released their latest diagnostic finding that will aid in early detection of Sjögren’s Syndrome.