Getting rid of the cleaning lady image
The least important thing that dental hygienists do is "clean teeth." Hygienists are on the front line of defense in helping patients lead a healthy life. Inflammation is the key to many of the chronic diseases of aging. Periodontal disease is a disease of inflammation. In his program, "Risk-based periodontics: It is time to get rid of the cleaning lady image," Dr. Tim Donley discusses the use of clinical facts and risk factor data to determine a patient's maximum periodontal therapy and thus optimum periodontal health.
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