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  • Harvey, Savannah; Romito, Laura (04/13/15)
    Purpose: To assess an evidence-based continuing education (CE) program for Indiana healthcare practitioners focusing on tobacco use and dependence which emphasized team-based tobacco dependence treatment. Methods: Program ...
  • Wagenknecht, Dawn; Kowalik, Michael; Galli, Dominique (04/13/15)
    Bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS), or endotoxin, is a mediator of inflammation. Repeated translocation of endotoxin from oral and intestinal bacteria into the bloodstream has been associated with low-grade systemic ...
  • Parker, Eric; Ehrlich, Ygal; Pfotenhauer, David; Bringas, Josef; Warner, Ned (04/13/15)
    Advanced cervical caries in anterior teeth is common to two different patient behaviors. Rampant cervical caries (“meth mouth”) is a common presentation in drug users. Extensive consumption of soft drinks also presents a ...
  • Creed, Courtney; Skinner, A; Blanchard, Jane (04/13/15)
    The objective of this clinical case presentation is to discuss peri-implantitis due to its increasing prevalence in dental hygiene practice. Assessment: A 79 year old Caucasian female presented to the Dental Hygiene Clinic ...
  • Ison, Kayla; Helwig, Melissa; Rettig, Pamela (04/13/15)
    Objective: The objective of this clinical case report is to evaluate the effects of low dental knowledge and low socioeconomic status on the oral health of an individual. Background: A 32 year old Hispanic male presented ...
  • Supornpun, Noppamath; Levon, John (04/13/15)
    The objective is to discuss the importance in the determination of the vertical dimension of occlusion in prosthodontic treatment. Case I: A 43-year-old Caucasian female presented with chief complaints of both poor function ...
  • Lucas, Jessica; Magana, W; Maxwell, Lisa (04/13/15)
    Objective: To understand the dental hygienist’s role in the management of patients with oral lichen planus (OLP). Signs of OLP are clinically seen as lacy white, raised patches of tissue and/or as red, swollen, tender ...
  • Hamada, Yusuke; John, Vanchit; Blanchard, Steven (04/13/15)
    Background: Most commonly used techniques to preserve ridge dimensions following tooth extraction involve bone substitutes and membranes to cover the graft. The use of autologous Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) is a recent ...
  • Mummert, Lauren; Windsor, L. Jack (04/13/15)
    Background: Periodontal diseases are inflammatory conditions of the tooth supporting tissues. Although bacterial byproducts have been linked to periodontal diseases, host responses have also been implicated. This includes ...
  • Stanton, Erica; Gudgel, S; Rettig, Pamela (04/13/15)
    Objective: The objective of this clinical case presentation is to evaluate the treatment of a patient undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer and identify necessary modifications throughout the dental hygiene appointment. ...
  • Zhuravlev, Elena; Chilman, L; Rackley, R. Hunter (04/13/15)
    Objective: The objective of this clinical case presentation is to emphasize the importance of an interprofessional approach to health care. Specifically, this case will emphasize the importance of managing diabetes in a ...
  • Jones, Lindsey; Minett, C; Rettig, Pamela (04/13/15)
    Objective: The objective of this case presentation is to discuss the modifications of dental care for a patient with Parkinson’s disease. Background: A 72 year old Caucasian male presented to the dental hygiene clinic for ...
  • Rouse, Matt; Cook, N. Blaine (04/13/15)
    Thirty years ago, glass ionomer was first used as a means of bonding resin matrix composite to dentin. Today this method is used to elevate the margin of a preparation to a level which gives the clinician more access to ...
  • Dukka, Himabindu; John, Vanchit; Blanchard, Steven; Reiter, Jill (04/13/15)
    Preeclampsia (PE) is a pregnancy related disease and is the leading cause of maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. Altered immune-inflammatory responses at the placental level in response to infectious agents (eg: ...
  • Silcox, Darci; Thompson, N; Rackley, R. Hunter (04/13/15)
    Objective: The objective of this clinical case presentation is to help dental hygienist recognize and understand the treatment of gingival hyperplasia. Assessment: A 56 year old Caucasian male presented to the dental hygiene ...
  • Miller, Nia; Ranis, D; Maxwell, Lisa (04/13/15)
    Objective: To evaluate the oral hygiene attitudes of non-compliant patients and find motivating strategies to improve their adherence to oral hygiene recommendations. Assessment: A 33 year old male Caucasian patient presented ...
  • Bailey, Scheri; Taylor, Heather (4/13/2015)
    Background: Immune-mediated diseases frequently manifest in the oral mucosa, which may be the first clinical sign for many patients. Some of these diseases present in ways that are pathognomonic (specific) for the condition; ...
  • Chrzan, Marissa; Maxwell, Lisa (4/13/2015)
    Objective: To discuss management strategies for patients presenting in the clinical setting with xerostomia (dry mouth). Xerostomia is a multifactorial problem and many times it is disabling for the individual and challenging ...
  • Ames, Rachel; Rettig, Pamela (2015-04-13)
    The objective of this case presentation is to discuss the long-term effects of Dilantin in causing gingival hyperplasia as seen in a patient. Assessment: A 54 year old African American male patient presented to the Dental ...
  • Cobb, Mandi; Rettig, Pamela (4/13/2015)
    Objective: The objective of this case presentation is to educate the dental professional on the management of a patient with dental anxiety. Assessment: A 20 year old Caucasian male presented to the dental hygiene clinic ...

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