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  • Volume 43, Issue 2 (March 2023)

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    Advisory Board

    RDH Advisory Board spotlight: Amber Auger and Shelley Brown

    May 2, 2023
    Meet two members of the RDH Advisory Board. Each member brings a unique perspective and expertise to our publications. Their responsibilities include peer review, content development...
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    RDH Community Connections

    RCC Spotlight: Jessica Atkinson, MEd, BSDH, RDH

    When a search for dental hygiene teaching videos was a dead end, Jessica Atkinson and her colleagues found their own solution.
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    Career & Profession

    2023: The year of inspiration

    This year, RDH magazine will provide you with that spark to give your career and attitude a boost. Watch for the numerous opportunities of inspiration coming in 2023.
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    Patient Care

    So many dental products: Which ones to recommend?

    People are searching for good products, and they'll turn to you for your expert opinion. There is a lot to choose from, and knowing each patient is key to making the right recommendatio...
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    Career & Profession

    How food insecurity affects families: What can be done and who can help

    Food insecurity is indiscriminate, affecting the oral and overall health of millions of Americans. But dental professionals can make a difference.

    More content from Volume 43, Issue 2 (March 2023)

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    Patient Care

    Chairside Impact: GINGICaine Fusion Prefilled Syringes

    Two major factors impacting the quality of care are a dental professional's clinical skill and the ability to maintain patient comfort. GINGICaine is a powerful topical anesthesia...
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    Career & Profession

    Crunching the numbers: Using metrics to improve job performance and patient outcomes

    March 20, 2023
    Metrics can be intimidating, but when hygienists understand them, they can be harnessed to propel a career to new heights.
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    On the tip of my tongue: Differential diagnoses for tongue lesions (part two)

    Oral pathology can have a big impact on one’s well-being. Here’s a look at three immunological pathologies of the tongue: aphthous stomatitis, oral lichen planus, and pemphigus...
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    Dental Coding
    Patient Care

    2023 CDT code updates, and how to appeal a claim denial for SRP

    What has changed in dental coding for 2023, and how do you appeal a claim denial for D4341/D4342 (SRP) when the reason stated is “inadequate bone loss”? These experts weigh in...
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    Career & Profession

    Technically speaking: Evidence-based decision-making just went digital (part two)

    Technology can help educate patients about their dental condition and how treatment can help. Learn how case acceptance can increase with evidence-based assessments that support...
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    Patient Care

    An interview with microbiologist Camille Zenobia, PhD, "oral health activist"

    Is it time to rethink some of the products we routinely recommend? Anne O. Rice, BS, RDH, CDP, FAAOSH, interviews microbiologist Camille Zenobia, PhD, concerning the oral microbiome...