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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 Hygiene in Israel — Michelle Chavarria

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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7 Essential Culture Tips For International Dental Hygienists

Cultural awareness is crucial in landing any job abroad, as well as settling into a new life overseas.

For internationally practicing dental hygienists, it’s no different.

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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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2 Big Reasons You Absolutely Do Need a Dental Hygienist

Whether or not you really need a dental hygienist depends upon your goals.

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Heart Surgery to Better Health – My Amazing Success Story

Better health can be achieved if we ask the right questions. By thinking more about the medicines, the food we eat and how to better supplement our diet, we can improve our health. Hopefully, my own story will inspire people to ask those questions, which will lead to better health.

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Free Covid-19 testing in Bavaria, Germany

The German governor of Bavaria, Markus Söder, announced that free testing for COVID – 19 would be available for all residents starting tomorrow, July 1, 2020. These tests are available whether the person has symptoms or not and can be repeated if necessary. See the article by Reuters here.

Featured photo by Reuters.

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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.

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Discover Skin Care for Glowing Skin

Skin care for glowing skin is easier to find than ever. Some companies make convincing claims about their products but do not deliver. This is because their products are superficially effective. Skin care products for glowing skin must support your overall health from within.

Bring your skincare routine to new heights with these conscientious companies whose products support your natural beauty, both inside and out.

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Aerosols in Dentistry: What We Should Know

Aerosols in dentistry are a hot topic. This is because there are so many unknowns about this current pandemic COVID-19. The most important known, however, is that it will be with us for a while.