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ISDH 2022 delivers an event to remember

DUBLIN, Ireland: From 11 to 13 August, the Irish capital of Dublin played host to the 13th International Symposium on Dental Hygiene (ISDH 2022). First held...

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Prof. Richard Watt discusses the role of dental hygienists in prevention

As director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health Inequalities and Public Health, Prof. Richard Watt is well positioned to understand the extent ...

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IFDH and EDHF issue joint statement on WHO draft global strategy on oral health

For the last three decades, the combined global prevalence of dental caries, periodontal disease and tooth loss has remained unchanged and higher than the ...

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ISDH 2022 looks to “deliver a feeling of community”

After a three-year absence, the International Symposium on Dental Hygiene (ISDH) will take place at the Convention Centre Dublin in Ireland from 11 to 13 ...

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Study finds interdental brushes and rubber picks most effective devices

PISA, Italy: A newly published study from the University of Pisa has compared the efficacy of four different oral hygiene devices in reducing plaque and ...

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Study sheds light on impact of COVID-19 pandemic on dental hygienists

CHICAGO, US: Similarly to other dental professionals, dental hygienists have been put in the spotlight during the COVID-19 pandemic owing to the belief that...

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ISDH 2022 plans to bring dental hygienists to Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland: Though the last two years have been rife with cancellations and postponements of dental congresses, a return to in-person events is slowly ...

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“The BOB-App generates more recalls because it changes the nature of the appointment”

Although most oral diseases originate interdentally, the majority of patients stick to cleaning the tooth surfaces only. Jagoda Weihönig, a dental ...

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“Behavioural change is the main pillar of the future dental practice”

Ensuring patients maintain good treatment results and practise good oral hygiene at home is easier said than done. Changing such habits for the better is a ...

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Interview: “Dental hygiene is a practice’s calling card”

The Prevention One BOB-App motivates patients to brush interdentally daily while boosting your number of recalls. BOB stands for bleeding on brushing, which...

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Webinar to discuss new hygiene protocols in dentistry

Many are calling it the post-pandemic era—the time in which we will simply have to live with the SARS-CoV-2 virus as part of our daily personal and ...

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The role of interdental cleaning for oral health, general health and quality of life

Recent research shows that oral health is an essential prerequisite for people’s well-being and quality of life. In order to reach the global goals for ...

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Dental world reacts to coronavirus outbreak

LEIPZIG, Germany: Over the past month, one topic has dominated the international news cycle above all else—the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. As of 10 ...

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BIOLASE launches Epic Hygiene laser for dental hygienists

IRVINE, Calif., U.S.: BIOLASE, the global leader in dental lasers, recently announced the launch of its new Epic Hygiene laser at the Greater New York ...

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Interview: “I cannot see any drawback to erythritol if used properly”

Although air polishing with erythritol has been established as a standard mode of minimally abrasive root surface debridement, many dentists are unaware of ...

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Interview: “We need to stress the importance of prevention”

Dr Magda Mensi is a researcher at the University of Brescia in Italy with a special interest in non-surgical therapy of periodontal diseases. In preparation...

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CURAPROX Perio Plus+ highlighted in Brisbane

BRISBANE, Australia: With dental implants set to become an increasingly common treatment option for edentulous patients in the future, regular maintenance ...

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CareDent launches environmentally friendly selection at ISDH 2019

BRISBANE, Australia: While certain industries seek to reduce their footprint through plastic minimisation and other initiatives, the oral health care ...

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ISDH 2019 provides stimulating programme on evidence-based practice

BRISBANE, Australia: From 15 to 17 August, dental professionals from all around the world came together for the 21st International Symposium on Dental ...

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Twenty-first IFDH International Symposium on Dental Hygiene to be held in Brisbane

BRISBANE, Australia: The International Federation of Dental Hygienists (IFDH) has recently announced that its International Symposium on Dental Hygiene, ...

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Interview: In many European countries, dental hygiene is still not recognised as a profession

Trained at Eastern Washington University in the US in its pioneering dental hygiene programme, Dr Tracey Lennemann has been living in Europe since 1988, ...

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Inside Curaden’s Prevention One testing grounds

Just like every inventor needs a laboratory, Curaden needs the Holford Partners Curaden Dental Clinic. Located in the heart of London, the clinic serves as ...

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Interview: “Team work makes the dream work”

Despite having only qualified as a dental hygienist relatively recently, Anna Middleton has quickly developed a loyal customer base across multiple ...

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Interview: “People are genuinely surprised at the illusions they had about toothbrushing”

With an estimated 50 per cent of the European population suffering from some form of periodontal disease, and a big majority suffering or having suffered ...

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