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Dental Hygiene Horoscopes - September 2021
By Madame Fulcrum on August 31, 2021

THE ZODIAC FOR DENTAL HYGIENISTS Welcome to the dazzling world of Madame Fulcrum. She’ll interpret your dental hygiene stars and provide uncannily accurate celestial advice based on...

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Humor, Just for Fun

Bizarre Finds: What the Tooth?!
By Young Dental on August 30, 2021

  🎵 How bizarre How bizarre, how bizarre Ooh, baby (Ooh, baby) It's making me crazy (It's making me crazy) Everytime I look around Everytime I look around (Everytime I look around) ...

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Preventive Care

XP Sharpen-Free Instruments: FAQs from a Dental Hygienist
By Melia Lewis, RDH, BSDH on August 26, 2021

You’ve probably heard of American Eagle’s XP® Sharpen-Free instruments before, have seen them on social media, or held one at a dental conference in years past. But, seeing one for the...

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How-To

A Beginner's Guide to Dental Content Marketing
By Sherri Ledbetter on August 18, 2021

Content marketing, sometimes referred to as inbound marketing, is when a business offers helpful content to attract potential customers. When you offer engaging, problem-solving content,...

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Caring for Patients with Special Needs
By Jamie Collins, RDH on August 10, 2021

We all have those patients who leave an imprint on our heart. For me, that has been many of my patients with special needs, such as development disabilities. However, the challenges in...

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Preventive Care

Dull and Dangerous: Why Keeping Your Dental Instruments Sharp Matters
By Dalia Lai, RDH, BS on August 5, 2021

When you’re in hygiene school, the information you’re consuming can be like drinking water out of a fire hydrant. You know in the back of your mind, and maybe you’ve heard it from...

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Dental Hygiene Horoscopes - August 2021
By Madame Fulcrum on July 29, 2021

THE ZODIAC FOR DENTAL HYGIENISTS Welcome to the dazzling world of Madame Fulcrum. She’ll interpret your dental hygiene stars and provide uncannily accurate celestial advice based on...

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Patient Care

Oral Hygiene Home Remedies (That Actually Work)
By Jasmine Williams, RDH, BSDH, MHA on July 28, 2021

We know the secret to dental care lies with the basics: Brushing teeth twice daily, flossing and regular dental visits. While there has always been an interest in natural home remedies...

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Ergonomics

How to Practice Safer Dentistry: 5 Tips From an Ergonomics Coach
By Stephanie Botts, RDH on July 22, 2021

Adopting an ergonomic mindset is crucial in practicing dentistry. It allows us to respect and honor our body’s unique capabilities and limitations by adjusting our work environment to...

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Career

Where Can Your Dental Hygiene Experience Take You?
By Jamie Collins, RDH on July 15, 2021

Dental hygiene is a profession many of us fell in love with. As careers grow and change, it’s not uncommon to want to map out a different path for yourself. It can take many forms, such...

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