Patient Care

Are fluoride varnishes really all the same?
Are fluoride varnishes really all the same?In this sponsored article from 3M Oral Care, five hygienists explain their approach to fluoride and varnish application.
Ultrasonic cleaner tips for effective instrument sterilization
Ultrasonic cleaner tips for effective instrument sterilizationFollowing these tips can help to ensure the safety of your patients.
Is this newer anesthetic injection technique better for patients?
Is this newer anesthetic injection technique better for patients?Taking a look at the Anterior Middle Superior Alveolar injection and the impact it has on patient care.
5 things hygienists need to know about dental implants
5 things hygienists need to know about dental implantsBeing comfortable cleaning and treating dental implants is key.
Are electric toothbrushes REALLY better than manual toothbrushes?
Are electric toothbrushes REALLY better than manual toothbrushes?Our experts weigh the pros and cons of each type of toothbrush.
7 benefits of better oral health
7 benefits of better oral healthWhy teeth matter to health more than your patients might think.
5 surprising things your patients don’t know about their dental visit
5 surprising things your patients don’t know about their dental visitReminding your patients how much they truly benefit from a visit is important.
Does oral rinse REALLY matter?
Does oral rinse REALLY matter?Hygienists weigh in on rinse use—and what you should tell your patients.
Are you asking the right questions about your patient’s health history?
Are you asking the right questions about your patient’s health history?Understanding a patient’s health history can help you provide the best care possible.
[SPONSORED] What you need to know about intraoral scanning
[SPONSORED] What you need to know about intraoral scanningA more in-depth look at intraoral scanner technologies.