Modern Hygienist

5 more infection control mistakes you might not realize you're making
5 more infection control mistakes you might not realize you're makingAre you up to date on the latest infection control practices — or is your practice making mistakes?
2016 Annual State of Dental Hygiene survey: Part I
2016 Annual State of Dental Hygiene survey: Part IModern Hygienist conducted its first Annual State of Dental Hygiene survey to see how hygienists felt about the profession.
2016 Annual State of Dental Hygiene survey: Part II
2016 Annual State of Dental Hygiene survey: Part IIModern Hygienist conducted its first Annual State of Dental Hygiene survey to see how hygienists felt about the profession.
2016 Annual State of Dental Hygiene survey: Part III
2016 Annual State of Dental Hygiene survey: Part IIIModern Hygienist conducted its first Annual State of Dental Hygiene survey to see how hygienists felt about the profession.
5 fascinating questions dental hygienists asked Kara RDH in August
5 fascinating questions dental hygienists asked Kara RDH in AugustAs the founder of dentalhygieneanswers.com, Kara Vavrosky has heard a lot of questions this month. Here is the latest installment of some of the ones that stuck out the most to her.
5 interesting questions hygienists asked Kara RDH in July
5 interesting questions hygienists asked Kara RDH in JulyAs the founder of dentalhygieneanswers.com, Kara Vavrosky has heard a lot of questions this month. Here are some more of the ones that stuck out the most to her.
Is the Associated Press right? Response to the AP regarding the benefits of flossing
Is the Associated Press right? Response to the AP regarding the benefits of flossingThe Associated Press (AP) came out with a report earlier this week stating there are no proven benefits to flossing. Working in dentistry, we know how important cleaning in interproximally is, not only for oral health but for overall health.
5 infection control mistakes you may be making and not even realize
5 infection control mistakes you may be making and not even realizeAs hygienists, infection control and the safety of our patients is a top priority. But are you and your office up to date on infection control protocols and required infection control training? Here are five infection control mistakes you might be making and not even realize.
Why dental hygienists should not treat patients with active herpetic lesions
Why dental hygienists should not treat patients with active herpetic lesionsYou walk out to the reception area to greet your next patient for their prophy. Due to your attention to detail, as the patient approaches, you notice an active herpes simplex lesion on their lip (herpes labialis). Should you treat this patient?
5 fascinating questions hygienists asked Kara RDH in June
5 fascinating questions hygienists asked Kara RDH in JuneKara Vavrosky shares five more interesting questions she's been asked by hygienists recently, along with her answers.