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Hygienetown Magazine - 2016

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Caries Detection Technology A look at some of the top caries detection systems and software available in the industry
A look at some of the top caries detection systems and software available in the industry
The Poet Laureate of Dentistry Author Ray Cavanaugh shares the story of 19th-century dentist-turned-poet Solyman Brown and his profound effect on the industry.
Author Ray Cavanaugh shares the story of 19th-century dentist-turned-poet Solyman Brown and his profound effect on the industry.
Townie Choice Awards Preview Come and jump in the pool! It’s summertime—time to cast your vote!
Come and jump in the pool! It’s summertime—time to cast your vote!

May 2016

White Spot Lesions: A Hygiene Perspective in the Orthodontic Practice Hygienist Miranda Valenzuela discusses prevention and remineralization of white spot lesions for orthodontic patients.
Hygienist Miranda Valenzuela discusses prevention and remineralization of white spot lesions for orthodontic patients.
Balancing the Scale(r)s When it comes to scaling, when do you reach for the ultrasonic? Dentaltown staff interviewed five different hygienists to see which they prefer, why and when.
When it comes to scaling, when do you reach for the ultrasonic? Dentaltown staff interviewed five different hygienists to see which they prefer, why and when.

April 2016

Choose Your Weapon:  Finding the Best Fluoride Option for Your Patient We all know the importance of fluoride. Holly Litt, RDH, MDH, explores the different types of delivery available—and shows you how to choose.
We all know the importance of fluoride. Holly Litt, RDH, MDH, explores the different types of delivery available—and shows you how to choose.

March 2016

Women in Dentistry: Introduction: Facing Change According to the American Association of Women Dentists, the face of dentistry is changing—and it’s looking a lot more female.
According to the American Association of Women Dentists, the face of dentistry is changing—and it’s looking a lot more female.
Women in Dentistry: Giving Survivors a Reason to Smile Kate Ryan shares the story of Tahirih Justice Center, a national nonprofit organization that protects immigrant women and girls fleeing gender-based violence­—and how pro bono dentistry gives them a brighter future.
Kate Ryan shares the story of Tahirih Justice Center, a national nonprofit organization that protects immigrant women and girls fleeing gender-based violence­—and how pro bono dentistry gives them a brighter future.
Women in Dentistry: Women in the Boardroom: Brasseler USA’s CEO Reflects on First  Women in Dentistr A Q&A with Brasseler USA’s CEO Don Waters about the company’s inaugural Women in Dentistry advisory board meeting.
A Q&A with Brasseler USA’s CEO Don Waters about the company’s inaugural Women in Dentistry advisory board meeting.
Women in Dentistry: From Refugee to Renaissance Woman Dr. Emily Letran, born in war-torn Vietnam, shares her story of struggle, sacrifice and success on her journey to becoming a dentist—and a woman who gives back.
Dr. Emily Letran, born in war-torn Vietnam, shares her story of struggle, sacrifice and success on her journey to becoming a dentist—and a woman who gives back.
Women in Dentistry: In the Vanguard:  A Q&A with Ivoclar Vivadent’s Sarah Anders Sarah Anders, Ivoclar Vivadent’s recently promoted chief operating officer and senior vice president of North American sales, talks about success, ambition, and the memory that makes her smile.
Sarah Anders, Ivoclar Vivadent’s recently promoted chief operating officer and senior vice president of North American sales, talks about success, ambition, and the memory that makes her smile.
Women in Dentistry: When it’s Your Circus: How to Manage All of the Juggling—Without Burning Out Dr. Josie Dovidio shares tips for keeping your sanity as you juggle the multiple roles of clinician, mom, wife, and business owner... with whatever else is on your plate. Also see Dr. Yarelis Cartagena’s story on combining parenting and practicing.
Dr. Josie Dovidio shares tips for keeping your sanity as you juggle the multiple roles of clinician, mom, wife, and business owner... with whatever else is on your plate. Also see Dr. Yarelis Cartagena’s story on combining parenting and practicing.
Women in Dentistry: Cecilia Mescain: Named Office Manager of the Year Get to know Cecilia Mescain, AADOM’s 11th annual Office Manager of the Year.
Get to know Cecilia Mescain, AADOM’s 11th annual Office Manager of the Year.

Febuary 2016

Make Work-Life Balance Work for You Oculoplastic surgeon and wife of an oral surgeon, Starla Fitch offers advice for creating work-life balance within a busy schedule.
Oculoplastic surgeon and wife of an oral surgeon, Starla Fitch offers advice for creating work-life balance within a busy schedule.
Seven Easy Ways to Boost Treatment Compliance Jay Geier shares how to encourage patients to accept treatment.
Jay Geier shares how to encourage patients to accept treatment.
Dr. Robert Pauley Jr. details the changes that have occurred in the 30 years since the first digital intraoral sensor was patented.
 Continuing  Education: Oral Diseases Associated with Women Deborah Levin-Goldstein explores common oral diseases among women and how to identify and treat them.
Deborah Levin-Goldstein explores common oral diseases among women and how to identify and treat them.

January 2016

Public health may be more than you think. Hygienist Casandra Smith reflects on her career path and covers the different facets of the field.
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