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Katie Melko, RDH, MSDH

Katie works as a public health hygienist and educator and as adjunct faculty at Lincoln College of New England. She is involved in ADHA and currently serves as Immediate Past President in Connecticut.

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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Patient Care

Fluoride Varnish vs. MI Paste: When to Know Which is Best for Your Patient
By Katie Melko, RDH, MSDH on June 24, 2019

With so many products on the market, it can be overwhelming for patients and providers to know which product is best for them. Often, providers will start with the least-invasive product...

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Patient Care

Arthritis and Oral Health Care: What You Need to Know
By Katie Melko, RDH, MSDH on April 24, 2019

Patients with arthritis face a number of challenges when it comes to oral hygiene, including dry mouth and limited mobility. Here’s some guidance on how to help your patients manage the...

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How-To

5 Simple Ways to Minimize Stress During the Work Day
By Katie Melko, RDH, MSDH on October 22, 2018

It seems these days that life is so hectic and constant that we tend to bring our stress with us to work and vice versa. We are so programmed to always be multitasking and on the go that...

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How to Maximize Your Career Outside the Op
By Katie Melko, RDH, MSDH on October 10, 2018

Are you looking for more in your career? Do you see yourself doing more than providing patient care? I do – and I finally stepped outside of my comfort zone and went for one of my career...

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