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17 technologies to embrace in 2017

Back in the day, a trip to the dentist started with a friendly check-in with the receptionist (or even less personally by signing in on a check-in sheet), soon to be taken back to the operatory where the dental hygienist—paper file in hand—would look around the patient’s mouth with a hand mirror, possibly take some…
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Quadrant sealants: Examples of practical placement of dental sealants

By Gregory S. Jacob, DDS The dental hygienist is a highly talented prevention professional contributing to improve overall public health throughout the nation. One of the many contributions of the dental hygienist involves placing pit-and-fissure sealants to reduce or eliminate the potential of caries on posterior teeth. Once placed over the exposed fissures and pits…
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