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?
The 2020 EARDH (European Association of Registered Dental Hygienists) annual conference was a success, despite the challenges of the pandemic.
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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For internationally practicing dental hygienists, it’s no different.
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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.
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