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Oral prehabilitation for cancer patients

$subtitles.get($x) Kris Potts, RDH, asserts that dental hygiene care for cancer patients should be "anticipatory." Oral health prevention is an absolute must for patients undergoing debilitating side effects. She offers insights on home care products of interest to these patients.

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Workplace postures, along with digital devices, wreak havoc on clinicians' bodies

$subtitles.get($x) In addition to the usual postures unique to dentistry, there's another challenge—digital devices. Anne Guignon, RDH, comments on how the combination of dental postures and, for example, checking for text messages, can dramatically affect the clinician.

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Keep your gentle touch alive

$subtitles.get($x) The "rough" hygienist gets a bad rap for trying to deliver optimal care. Amber Metro-Sanchez, RDH, has some ideas for how any dental hygienist can be the "gentle" one that patients want.

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Does your attitude impact a search for a happy dental home?

$subtitles.get($x) While thinking about searching for another job, Jannette Whisenhunt, RDH, encourages hygienists to consider the other perspective. For example, Mary always seems to be running late with patients. But she also meets production goals and could be the reason you're getting a bonus.

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Patient complaint: The RDH is to blame for periodontal 'infection'

$subtitles.get($x) Patient ignores recommended periodontal treatment, and then blames a dental hygienist for the "infection." Dianne Watterson, RDH, offers suggestions for handling periodontal cases that are not addressed by patients.

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Dental hygienists are naturally suited to become certified diabetes educators

$subtitles.get($x) Dental hygienists are very familiar with risk factors for diabetes. They know how to handle oral complications, and they understand the methods used for controlling diabetes. Dental hygienists may be a natural choice for the career option of diabetes educators.

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