PennWell Dental Community
Started May 10, 2010
Started Apr 29, 2008
Is there anyone who doesn’t want the American Academy for Oral Systemic Health to succeed? The association hosted its annual session in St. Louis, and the muted enthusiasm continues for dental professionals desiring a stronger relationship with the medical community and trending health-care policies.
I use the term muted above because I’m not really sure much enthusiasm can realistically be expected when listening to “Fusobacterium nucleatum: An oral commensal-turned pathogen,” or…Continue
Posted on September 27, 2014 at 10:17am
"It's just mean, it's spiteful and it's fodder for gossip."
The quote above appears in The Oregonian, and a Portland dentist said it. The doctor said as part of an argument for taking steps to conceal the identity of disciplined dentists.
Presumably, you have examined the public comments after any online news story. Regardless of how controversial the…Continue
Posted on August 25, 2014 at 9:19am
As the newspaper article (The Daily Iberian in Louisiana) points out, male hygienists are scarce. So newspaper articles about male hygienists retiring are even more rare.
So finding this farewell article for Kenneth Boudreaux was a pleasant surprise while recently culling journalistic references to the dental hygiene profession.…Continue
Posted on August 25, 2014 at 8:40am
Karen Essell, RDH
We’ve had the good fortune in recent months of becoming acquaintances of two Michigan hygienists. Shirley Stroupe was the cover model in December 2012. Anne Gwozdek was the…Continue
Posted on April 7, 2014 at 11:27am
Dental Home Day national volunteer coordinator Dr. Cavan Brunsden checks out the shined up smile of a happy patient.
I have not personally witnessed certain dental procedures. I’ve never had the ground-up view of an oral surgeon, prosthodontist, orthodontist, or periodontist. I have…Continue
Posted on June 5, 2013 at 4:00pm