Dental hygienist

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The trials and tribulations of returning to practice after COVID-19
With many in dentistry back in the practice, Amber Ojak explains how the COVID-19 experience has changed the way hygienists…
Oral health
Confessions of a retired dental hygienist
Mandy Monger discusses her time working as a dental hygienist and why she’s made the decision to step back from…
When COVID-19 struck – Steven Scannell as a new dental hygienist
Steven Scannell reveals the struggles he faced as a recently qualified dental hygienist in the COVID-19 pandemic. When we were…
Adventures in hygiene with Andrea Hung
Andrea Hung details her dental hygiene career from Venezuela to Manchester via Barcelona. When Andrea Hung came to England in…
Oral health
The value of a dental hygienist in managing and preventing periodontitis
Are hygienists being fully utilised in today’s practices? Claire Berry gives her top tips on how to refer patients to…
Young Dentist
How to unite the perfect dental team
Anna Middleton speaks to about why uniting your dental team as a workforce is so important in terms of…
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Healthy and happy
With the concepts of prevention and minimally invasive care here to stay, Faye Donald, a dental hygienist who strives to…
Oral health
Be a harried hygienist no more
Anna Middleton explores the need for dental hygienists and therapists feeling out of sorts to look at their motivating factors…
A third of adults have never visited the dental hygienist
Almost one third of adults in the UK have never visited a dental hygienist, new research from Tepe has shown.…
Oral health
New masters course for dental hygienists and therapists in development
The UCL Eastman Dental Institute is looking to develop a new masters course for dental hygienists and therapists. Based in…
Oral health
Empowering dental hygienists
Renowned dental hygienist Karen Walker is urging dental professionals to stand up and be counted, following the success of a…
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The role of dental hygienists and therapists
Michaela O’Neill, president of the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) asks are hygienists and therapists playing a…
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Dental hygienist moves mountains for mouth cancer awareness
Dental hygienist Gillian Fenwick has climbed Ben Nevis in a bid to raise awareness and valuable donations for mouth cancer.…
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