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Dental Hygienist in Germany: Cindy M. Canada-Flores, RDH, RDA

Meet a hygienist living her dream as a dental hygienist in Germany. From California to Germany, Cindy enjoys her new life and wishes she had made the move sooner!

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International Dental Hygienist Sarah Twiford, RDH, BSDH

Living or studying abroad was always the dream of this international dental hygienist, Sarah Twiford. After backpacking around Europe in 2016, she felt she had to see more of Europe. See how Sarah came to work as an international dental hygienist in Germany.

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Practicing As A Dental Hygienist in Switzerland: The Latest Info

Practicing as an American dental hygienist in Switzerland is much more complicated today than it was 20 years ago. This is why there are so few American hygienists present in Switzerland now.

When I worked there, there was a community of hundreds of Americans consisting of both Canadians and U.S Americans. There were also hygienists from Scandinavian countries present. What happened so suddenly to cause this decline?

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Child Abuse: A Dental Obligation

Child abuse cases have risen dramatically during the current COVID-19 pandemic. As licensed healthcare providers in the U.S., we have responsibilities when it comes to recognizing the signs of child abuse.

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Dental Hygienist Conference Exclusive Review: EARDH 2020

The 2020 EARDH (European Association of Registered Dental Hygienists) annual conference was a success, despite the challenges of the pandemic.

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Dental Hygiene in Israel — Michelle Chavarria

Dental hygiene, as a profession, is all over the world. This hygienist, Michelle Chavarria, shows us how dental hygiene is practiced in Israel. Read her blog post below.

Israel, officially the state of Israel, is located in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. The capital is Jerusalem and it is on the continent of Asia For many years Israel has been on my bucket list of places to visit. Although it may not be the safest place […]

International Dental Hygiene in Israel — Michelle Chavarria

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Free Resources to Stop Smoking and Vaping

During the COVID-19 pandemic, an unprecedented global health crisis, the need to stop smoking and vaping has been clearer and more urgent than ever.

Robin L. Poole, CRDH, MA, the current president of the Florida Dental Hygienist’s Association (FDHA), addresses the topic of quitting smoking in an open letter:

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Oral Wellness: Health’s Essential Component

By Demika Levy, RDH in Dubai

People often ask me about oral wellness.

As the times change, so does the moniker that defines my role and the treatment I provide to my patients. As a hygienist, I am responsible for educating patients about their oral health. Oral health involves having them understand the connection between the biofilm in their mouths and the impact on the oral structures and the other systems in the body.

Therefore, oral wellness is a component of Total Body Wellness. This incorporates the health, function, and aesthetics of the oral cavity. All three—health, function, and aesthetics—are the optimum of oral wellness. Read on to learn why.