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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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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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How-To, Advice

Conversation Starters for Patients Who Won't Open Up
By Melia Lewis, RDH, BSDH on August 2, 2019

We’ve all been there. A patient slumps down in your chair, head down in their phone. One-word answers to your questions. Eye contact? Forget it. When you mention they’re due for...

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Horoscope

August Hygiene Horoscopes
By Madame Fulcrum on August 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, Career

Ergonomically Outfitting Your Op
By Jamie Collins, RDH on July 25, 2019

As a left-handed hygienist, finding an ergonomic operatory setup is about as easy as finding a unicorn.While dental ergonomics are improving for both righties and lefties, anywhere from ...

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Horoscope

July's Hygiene Horoscope
By Madame Fulcrum on July 15, 2019

Madame Fulcrum interprets your dental hygiene stars each month and provides uncannily accurate celestial advice based on your sun sign.

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