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The Top 3 Most Confusing Perio Codes
By Patti DiGangi, RDH, BS on October 9, 2019

What are your top three most confusing perio codes? What’s the code for lasers and air-polishing? Is D0180 for perio charting? Are we required to use D4346? If a patient has localized...

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Horoscope

October Hygiene Horoscopes
By Madame Fulcrum on October 1, 2019

Welcome to the dazzling world of Madame Fulcrum. She’ll interpret your dental hygiene stars each month and provide uncannily accurate celestial advice based on your sun sign.

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How-To

Fluoride Varnish: A Post-Care Guide to Eating and Drinking
By Young Dental on September 23, 2019

You’ve probably heard this question after a fluoride varnish application: How long do I have to wait before I can eat and drink? Well, that depends. If patients want to make the most of...

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How-To

Is It Perio or Preventive? Clearing up the Codes
By Patti DiGangi, RDH, BS on September 20, 2019

When it comes to codes, the lines between perio and preventive have been fuzzy. With the addition of the D4346 code, the fuzzy didn’t clear up much. But clear boundaries do exist. Codes...

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Spotified with Tooth Tribe
By Tooth Tribe on September 9, 2019

Hold the pumpkin spice ... we're not ready to let go of summer just yet! We've collaborated with Tooth Tribe to keep the summer vibes going with this fresh Beachin' Playlist!

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Lifestyle, Career

10 Qualities of a Great Hygienist
By Jasmine Williams, RDH, BSDH, MHA on September 4, 2019

The personalities and characteristics of dental hygienists can vary greatly, but successful practitioners share some common traits. Here are 10 qualities that help make a great dental...

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Horoscope

September Hygiene Horoscopes
By Madame Fulcrum on September 2, 2019

Welcome to the dazzling world of Madame Fulcrum. She’ll interpret your dental hygiene stars each month and provide uncannily accurate celestial advice based on your sun sign.

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Humor

Side-Splitting Social Roundup
By Young Dental on August 15, 2019

We want to make sure you live your days to the fullest, dental friends. So read on, laugh loud and enjoy this side-splitting social roundup.

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Career, Advice

5 Things I Wish I Knew Earlier in My Hygiene Career
By Jamie Collins, RDH on August 12, 2019

You never know what you don’t know … until you do. Twenty years ago, I started my young and fresh-faced career thinking that everything was about the patient, no. matter. what. But I’ve...

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How-To, Career

How to Build Your Brand (And Share It with the World)
By Katie Melko, RDH, MSDH on August 5, 2019

Have you put serious thought into becoming a speaker, key opinion leader, writer or public health advocate in the dental hygiene community? Or are you looking to market your business? If...

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