Modern Hygienist

5 dental New Year’s resolutions
5 dental New Year’s resolutionsWe're a few weeks into the new year, and it's likely that some of us have already slacked off our New Year's resolutions.
5 more interesting questions dental hygienists ask Kara RDH
5 more interesting questions dental hygienists ask Kara RDHAs a well-known and accomplished dental hygienist, Kara Vavrosky often gets asked for advice. Here are some of the most interesting questions she's been asked recently, and her answers.
4 things to remember about facial injectables
4 things to remember about facial injectablesThe Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners confirmed at its November meeting that dentists and dental hygienists in the state of Nevada who possess the necessary skills and training can now administer botulinum toxin (BOTOX®/Xeomin®) and dermal fillers.
Nevada becomes first state to allow dental hygienists to use facial injectables
Nevada becomes first state to allow dental hygienists to use facial injectablesWhat does this mean for Nevada hygienists? Kara RDH is here to tell you.
12 dental-inspired gift ideas
12 dental-inspired gift ideasEveryone can use a little inspiration when it comes to gift giving. Here are some dental-inspired gift ideas for either dental office gift exchanges, the dental professional in your life, or for dental professionals to give to their loved ones.
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.
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.