Modern Hygienist

Oil pulling: Can we recommend it yet?
Oil pulling: Can we recommend it yet?Despite the purveyance of articles online and on social media, I find some hygienists are still unaware of oil pulling.
4 things dental hygienists don’t like to hear
4 things dental hygienists don’t like to hearGoing to a dental appointment is probably not what most consider fun; however, it is necessary for overall health.
ADHA/Wrigley help hygienists educate about importance of diet, oral care
ADHA/Wrigley help hygienists educate about importance of diet, oral careIt’s common knowledge that eating the wrong things can be bad for one’s teeth – especially if proper oral hygiene is not observed afterward. However, the changing face of Americans’ diet has an impact beyond candy and cavities.
5 of the most interesting questions hygienists ask RDH Kara Vavrosky
5 of the most interesting questions hygienists ask RDH Kara VavroskyAs a a well-known and accomplished dental hygienist, Kara Vavrosky often gets asked for advice.
The top 5 patient game-changing products of 2015
The top 5 patient game-changing products of 2015The year is winding down, but 2015 brought us some great game-changing products that made dentistry more comfortable for patients—and that make them more likely to accept treatment and refer friends and family to your practice. Now, we're taking a look back at the top patient game-changing products of the past year.
Modern Hygienist's top 5 most-read articles of 2015
Modern Hygienist's top 5 most-read articles of 2015The end of the year is rapidly approaching, so it's time to take a look back at 2015 and the top stories that graced Modern Hygienist.
Kara Vavrosky joins Modern Hygienist as editorial director
Kara Vavrosky joins Modern Hygienist as editorial directorThe new relationship will help Modern Hygienist to reach a new audience while allowing Kara RDH to continually expand her presence and role as a hygiene thought leader.
5 ways to handle a challenging boss in the dental practice
5 ways to handle a challenging boss in the dental practicePolitically, it isn’t smart to “bash” the person in the dental practice who writes your paycheck but, let’s face it, we all know he or she exists … and can cause your day to be horrid.
Hu-Friedy introduces periodontal maintenance curettes in collaboration with Anna Pattison
Hu-Friedy introduces periodontal maintenance curettes in collaboration with Anna PattisonHu-Friedy, a global leader in the manufacture of high quality dental instruments and products, announced the launch of its new periodontal maintenance curettes developed in partnership with Anna Pattison, renowned dental hygiene educator and practitioner.
ADA discussion highlights diabetes and its effects
ADA discussion highlights diabetes and its effectsAs November is set aside as National Diabetes Month, special attention was paid to its effects on dental patients and what dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants should know during a panel discussion at the recent American Dental Association Annual Session in Washington, D.C.