Sun.Nov 21, 2021

5 tips on becoming a dental hygienist

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Liz Nies RDH, BS. Thinking of becoming a dental hygienist? I highly recommend it. Dental hygienists do so much more than clean teeth. What we now know is that the link between oral inflammation and systemic inflammation and disease is direct.

Is COVID-19 severity linked to tooth, alveolar bone loss?

Dr. Bicuspid

COVID-19 severity may be associated with the presence of alveolar bone loss and tooth loss, the sequela of periodontitis, according to a new study published on November 19 in Advances in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.


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Amid Soaring COVID-19 Cases, Austria Reinstates Lockdown

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

With more than 15,800 new COVID-19 cases diagnosed within a 24-hour period, Austria has issued a total lockdown, lasting no more than 20 days, to help stem the surge.


Do's and don'ts for making changes

Dr. Bicuspid

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught practices anything, it is that they must be open to change. Rather than clinging to the way things were, take a positive approach to learning new skills and protocols, advises Dr. Roger P. Levin.