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Caries Prevention And Managing Caries Risk For Our Youngest Patients
February 8, 2024 — Some dental hygienists may think all fluoride is made the same, but that's not the case! Read on for some guidance in selecting the correct fluoride type for your young patients.
Online Survey – AI Technologies
February 6, 2024—Take a few moments to complete this brief online survey and share your valuable insights on your familiarity with dental AI technologies, the impact on dental practices, and your experiences with these technologies.
Screening and Preventive Interventions for Oral Health in Adults, Children and Adolescents: USPSTF Recommendation Statement
December 20, 2023—The USPSTF evaluated outcomes of oral health screenings and prevention interventions via clinical assessments...
FDI Position on Limiting Free Sugars
December 4, 2023— The FDI World Dental Federation presented a position paper on free sugars, noting untreated caries as a worldwide oral health concern with 2.5 billion cases affecting teeth.
Serving the Miccosukee Tribe as Their RDH
November 20, 2023—I grew up in southwestern Florida, only 40 miles from the Miccosukee Tribal lands. At first, these residents of the Everglades intrigued me. Then I spent 10 years with them.
Evidence-Based Self-Care Recommendations Matter: Findings from IFDH Global Surveys
November 8, 2023— The IFDH conducted five global surveys related to dental hygienists’ preventive self-care recommendations and whether those are evidence based. The findings are surprising and include recommendations.
January 23, 2024 –The International Federation of Dental Hygienists (IFDH) is a global organization that unites national dental hygienist organizations across the world, by fostering leadership and collaboration in the profession. ADHA is a member organization. In this special podcast episode, Matt is joined by IFDH President Wanda Fedora and IFDH President-Elect Jill Rethman as they fill us in on IFDH’s focus for 2024 and beyond. They also discuss the upcoming International Symposium on Dental Hygiene (ISDH) this summer in Seoul, South Korea.