ADHA created an ad hoc group to review the Accreditation Standards for Dental Hygiene
As a result, it can be challenging for dental hygiene
programs and their faculty to ensure that the most contemporary approaches are being taught and reinforced throughout all elements of educational programming.
Dental hygienists in a clinician role have the responsibility for using the dental hygiene
process of care to ultimately determine a dental hygiene
diagnosis and treatment plan, and evaluate the oral health outcomes for their patients.
I believe that part of the answer involves researching the benefits or outcomes of advancing dental hygiene
Two to four senior dental hygiene
students would be rotated by the department and faculty weekly to execute the program and offer dental care to approximately 70 second-grade students in the spring of 2014.
To take the practice to the point that both the dental professionals and the patients realize the true value of this dental hygiene
service and get their support for the independent dental hygiene
In addition to the positive response from Hostos students and a jump in enrollment for its dental hygiene
program, local Bronx residents are now able to receive affordable dental care from the school.
Ali El-Solh, the study's lead author and an associate professor of medicine at the University of Buffalo, said it's the first time a link has been established between dental hygiene
and respiratory infection.
At this point, dental hygiene
treatments are provided principally to maintain quality of life.
A Qualitative Study of Male Dental Hygienist" Experiences After Graduation," Journal of Dental Hygiene
Briarcliffe College is addressing these issues by offering dental hygiene
services at no-cost in its community-based clinic opening this spring.
Sponsored by Hu-Friedy, the ADHA/Esther Wilkins Future Leader Award honors dental hygienists who exhibit a strong commitment to the dental hygiene
profession and have demonstrated leadership in ADHA within five years of graduation from an accredited dental hygiene