oral hygiene

Are elderly patients with caries at risk of developing respiratory problems?
Are elderly patients with caries at risk of developing respiratory problems?New research takes a look at the link between poor dental hygiene and breathing issues.
How to convince teens to care about oral hygiene
How to convince teens to care about oral hygieneMost teens aren’t paying attention to self-care, so sometimes hygienists have to think outside the box.
Why prevention is key when it comes to oral health
Why prevention is key when it comes to oral healthA good oral hygiene routine can prevent gum disease and contribute to overall well-being.
How to teach adolescents the importance of good oral hygiene
How to teach adolescents the importance of good oral hygieneYour approach with this age group is crucial to building a foundation of oral hygiene habits.
A review of Hu-Friedy's EverEdge 2.0 Gracey Curettes
A review of Hu-Friedy's EverEdge 2.0 Gracey CurettesOne practitioner explains how Hu-Friedy’s EverEdge 2.0 Gracey Curettes work hard and stay sharp.
Mouth Watchers introduces antimicrobial toothbrush
Mouth Watchers introduces antimicrobial toothbrushThe toothbrush reportedly eliminates 99.9 percent of bacteria that builds up on bristles in six hours.
Why you need to tell your patients the truth
Why you need to tell your patients the truthBeing the bearer of bad news can be an unpleasant yet necessary part of the job.
New study shows that oral bacteria can “lasso” onto heart tissues
New study shows that oral bacteria can “lasso” onto heart tissuesA new study from the University of Bristol claims to have found the mechanism by which a certain oral bacterium clings to heart tissues.
A review of Procter & Gamble’s Crest® Pro-Health™ Clean Mint
A review of Procter & Gamble’s Crest® Pro-Health™ Clean MintContemporary Product Solutions presents its review on this new toothpaste flavor.
Taking selfies while brushing teeth can make for brighter smiles
Taking selfies while brushing teeth can make for brighter smilesRecording smartphone video “selfies” of tooth-brushing can help people learn to improve their oral health care techniques, according to a new study.