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Filling the ‘code gap’: The new gingival inflammation code (D4346)

Empty chair time, particularly in the hygiene chair, creates a high cost to dental practices everywhere. Professionals can think patients believe dental care is becoming too expensive, but research shows patient priorities are changing. What worked successfully in the past often doesn’t work today. Technology and a new CDT code can give patients more reasons…
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How a master’s degree can help you develop your dental hygiene career

Even though unemployment or underemployment remains a struggle for a large portion of dental hygienists, data from the US government indicates the demand for our profession will grow. A master's degree is as obtainable as ever and can help you stay competitive in this dynamic market, according to this author. Even amidst high unemployment among dental…
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