Mentorship and Happiness

April 18, 2024
Spend time with Amber Auger and Jackie Sanders as they discuss mentorship and finding happiness in your clinical setting through Thrive in the OP(r).

ICYMI: Medical protocols for periodontal therapy

April 16, 2024
Why are we ignoring standard protocols for wound care that medicine has used for years? Kathryn Gilliam shares evidence-based practices you can consider implementing in your practice...

HPV and Oral Cancer screenings

April 11, 2024
Susan Cotten shares her wealth of knowledge on HPV and Oral Cancer screenings. Hear about the workshop she and Dr Kamal will be teaching at RDH UOR.

ICYMI: Medical and dental collaboration

April 9, 2024
There continues to be a divide between the medical and dental spheres, but interprofessional education can play a pivotal role in closing the chasm between the two professions...

Embracing the Unknown

April 4, 2024
Annie Walters embraced her fears and attended RDH Evolution and RDH UOR by herself. She shares how embracing the unknown has transitioned her career path.

ICYMI: Golden opportunitiesProfitable geriatric dentistry with a heart

April 2, 2024
Serving geriatric patients can be a profitable part of your practice. Here are some considerations for treating this patient population while still making money. Written by: Sonya...

Owning your own practice

March 28, 2024
Hear from Dr. Altdorfer and learn more about Experience Dental Hygiene. He and his brother have created a program to support the dental hygienist who is eager to open their own...

ICYMI: Obese dental patients can lead to ergonomic struggles

March 26, 2024
Obese patients present ergonomic challenges for dental hygienists. To avoid injury, gently guide patients about how they can help during their appointment. Katrina Klein, RDH,...

No Plan is the Best Plan Sometimes

March 21, 2024
When you don't have a plan, sometimes the best things come to you. Jeannette Diaz and Jackie Sanders share how to embrace opportunities.

ICYMI: Paper up or paper down? Clarifying instrument reprocessing standards

March 19, 2024
Details, details. Does the autoclave paper go up or down? Amanda Hill answers this question and more as she shares some evidence-based SOPs for instrument sterilization that you...

Learn2Prevent: The Story

March 14, 2024
India Chance shares her story and the creation of Learn2Prevent. Now taking stage with Jell-Ed at RDH Educator on July 17th.

ICYMI: Would you drink that?

March 12, 2024
If someone poured you a drink straight from your air/water syringe, would you hesitate to drink it? Here are three steps you can take to ensure the water in your dental office...

Graduation Excitement!

March 7, 2024
Remember the excitement of preparing to graduate? Natalie, Kirsten, and Mollie share what the future holds for them after graduation.

ICYMI: Elevating the standard of spatter prevention post-COVID

March 5, 2024
This Article Read is sponsored by Pac-Dent https://pac-dent.com/ Read by Jackie Sanders

Jackie and Laura talk about Saturday CE

March 2, 2024
Where to spend your Saturday. If you are needing to acquire 8 CEU, here are two programs which can fulfill your needs, and one platform is built for team collaboration.

Board Prep: The Support You Want!

Feb. 29, 2024
Jackie Sanders and Jason Kohl take time to share the history of Dental Hygiene Seminars and the 32 year platform that supports dental hygiene students as they prepare for boards...

ICYMI: Probiotics: Good for the gut, good for oral health

Feb. 27, 2024
The benefits of probiotics extend to oral health. Adding Prodentis to your armamentarium can help you treat a variety of patients. Samantha Farrar, DHS, MPH, BSDH, RDH Read by...

RDH Educator with Dr. Joy Void-Holmes

Feb. 22, 2024
Jackie Sanders and Dr. Joy Void-Holmes find time to slow down and talk about the newest RDH program. RDH Educator and the July 17th launch.

ICYMI: Helping dental patients quit tobacco through interprofessional collaboration

Feb. 20, 2024
Helping patients with tobacco cessation requires a concentrated interdisciplinary approach to succeed. Learn how to measure a patient’s readiness to change as well as provide ...

Pivoting with Alyssa Delgado

Feb. 15, 2024
Alyssa Delgado shares her pivot year. From her own mental challenges to becoming a trauma informed care provider. She has come full circle.

ICYMI: The synergistic power of nano-hydroxyapatite and vitamins for oral health

Feb. 13, 2024
As clinicians, we have the opportunity to prevent oral disease and promote oral and systemic wellness. Here's a look at how nano-hydroxyapatite can work with vitamins to build...

Student to Full Time Clinician

Feb. 8, 2024
Bloom RDH has a focus on the new dental hygienist and their transition from student to full time clinician. Listen and become the Confident RDH.

ICYMI: Dental sealants and pediatric patients: Options, benefits, and drawbacks

Feb. 6, 2024
Dental sealants play a particularly important role in pediatric patients' care, serving as a barrier to children's dental caries. Here's a look at the four primary categories ...

Friendship and Focus

Feb. 1, 2024
Joffree Bunleang has an entrepreneural spirit. She shares her story and the different directions you can go with focus and a good friend.

ICYMI: Dental unit waterline safety: What is (and isn't) going well

Jan. 30, 2024
Dental unit waterlines are a perfect environment for bacterial growth and have to be properly maintained for safety. But a new survey reveals that isn't happening, for a lot of...

RDH UOR & Evolution Open Doors!

Jan. 25, 2024
How attending RDH Under One Roof and RDH Evolution opened doors for Amanda Hale and her inner drive. Finding the perfect spot for her next steps.

ICYMI: Promoting health and wellness of dental professionals throughout their career

Jan. 23, 2024
Establishing a routine that emphasizes physical and mental wellness (such as yoga) can contribute to a longer, healthier dental hygiene career. These hygienists share what they...

Are you Dental Mission Trip Curious with Andrew Johnston, RDH

Jan. 18, 2024
Andrew Johnston, RDH has always had a special place in his heart for Dental Mission work. The Philippines has also held a special place in Andrews's heart, which is why he will...

ICYMI: D4910 vs. D1110

Jan. 16, 2024
No dentist wants less money for themselves and more money for the carriers due to dental coding. But these two codes have had providers confused for decades. Kathy S. Forbes, ...

Public Health with Yanira Cassasola

Jan. 11, 2024
Do you have a passion for public health? Yanira Cassasola shares how she found her niche as an alternative function RDH and started her own business.

ICYMI: Trigeminal Neuralgia

Jan. 9, 2024
Trigeminal neuralgia is often undiagnosed, misdiagnosed, or underdiagnosed. Here’s what you need to know about this rare condition and its dental implications. Melissa Van Witzenburg...

2024 Message from Jackie Sanders

Jan. 4, 2024
Jackie Sanders, Chief Editor of RDH, shares a summary of information pertaining to the educational platforms for 2024 and where you can go to stay on top of what is trending in...

ICYMI: Sleep Disordered Breathing

Jan. 2, 2024
With thorough medical histories and knowledge in sleep disordered breathing, dental hygienists can help patients lead healthier lives. Vilma Cordero, MHSc, BASDH, RDH, Bethany...

Dental X-Rays with Amanda Hill, RDH

Dec. 28, 2023
Amanda Hill shares her personal insights on her recent article on lead shielding for dental x-rays. What you, the reader, are saying and asking.

ICYMI: How dental hygienists can tap into the power of medical billing

Dec. 26, 2023
Dental hygienists are the perfect team members to promote medical billing. Patients will accept more treatment and love fewer out-of-pocket costs. Written by: Kandra Sellers, ...

Trauma Informed Care Part II

Dec. 21, 2023
Kandice Swarthout shares part II on Trauma Informed Care and how to recognize and implement care with your patients. From introducing yourself in the reception area to supporting...

ICYMI: Lead shielding for dental x-rays: A thing of the past?

Dec. 20, 2023
There’s been lots of talk lately about the use of lead aprons during dental x-rays—and if we do still need to use them, when, where, and for whom? Written by: Amanda Hill, BSDH...

Trauma Informed Care and 3 E’s

Dec. 14, 2023
Kandice Swarthout shares her knowledge and experience with trauma-informed care. Defining what trauma is and the 3 E's.

ICYMI: The Hydrosonic Pro from Curaprox

Dec. 12, 2023
This article is sponsored by Curaprox. Oral hygiene can be a challenge for patients, but especially patients undergoing orthodontic treatment. Electric toothbrushes are a game...

Solutions and Where to Find Them with India Chance, RDH

Dec. 7, 2023
India Chance discusses the importance of infection control in your operatory and where to find the solutions when you need to change!