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Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH

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https://read.qxmd.com/read/30643004/fluoride-related-youtube-videos-a-cross-sectional-study-of-video-contents-by-upload-sources
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Corey H Basch, Elizabeth B Blankenship, Mary Elizabeth Goff, Jingjing Yin, Charles E Basch, Aurea J DeLeon, Isaac Chun-Hai Fung
Purpose: The aim of this study was to describe characteristics of the most widely viewed fluoride-related videos on the video sharing website, YouTube, and to compare the content of videos uploaded from different sources. Methods: Using a cross-sectional design, a total of 100 fluoride-related, English language videos were manually coded and statistically analyzed. Results: A majority of videos were consumer-generated. Videos that were consumer-generated had the most views of any source (9,737,845 views; 69...
December 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30643003/experiences-and-challenges-of-clinical-dental-hygienists-transitioning-into-teaching-roles
#2
Robert D Smethers, Dianne L Smallidge, Lori J Giblin-Scanlon, Kristeen R Perry
Purpose: The purpose of this pilot study was to examine the experiences of novice dental hygiene faculty when transitioning from private practice into clinical teaching roles. Methods: A phenomenological qualitative study was performed using focus groups; data was collected from the responses provided from clinical faculty members during semi-structured interviews. Focus groups were comprised of three to four members. Participants were asked open-ended questions regarding their experiences, and to identify helpful strategies which assisted them as they entered the clinical teaching setting...
December 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30643002/comparison-of-the-efficacy-of-calculus-detection-between-ultrasonic-inserts-and-an-explorer
#3
Brian B Partido, Chadleo Webb, Michele P Carr
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of calculus detection between a thin and curved ultrasonic inserts (UI) as compared to the Old Dominion University (ODU) 11/12 explorer. Methods: Three clinical dental hygiene faculty members were recruited to participate as calibrated raters for the presence of calculus in a group of 60 patient volunteers. Inclusion criteria were: adults aged >18 in good health, and no history of a professional prophylaxis within the past six months. Raters used an ODU 11/12 explorer, thin and curved UIs to evaluate 4 surfaces on Ramfjord index teeth for the presence of subgingival calculus...
December 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30643001/access-to-preventive-oral-health-services-for-homebound-populations-a-pilot-program
#4
Patricia Crete, Linda D Boyd, Joan K Fitzgerald, Lisa M LaSpina
Purpose: Certified Public Health Dental Hygienists (CPHDH) perform traditional dental hygiene scope of practice duties, along with caries stabilization (interim therapeutic restorations) through collaborative agreements with a dentist, in the state of New Hampshire. The purpose of this pilot study was to assess the oral health status, dental needs, including referral and utilization, and satisfaction of care received by homebound individuals in their place of residence when provided by a CPHDH. Methods: A purposive sample of homebound individuals participated in a mixed methods study that included quantitative data from an intake survey, a retrospective chart review, and qualitative in-depth interviews...
December 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30643000/educational-preparedness-to-provide-care-for-older-adults-in-alternative-practice-settings-perceptions-of-dental-hygiene-practitioners
#5
Kathleen Bell Szabo, Linda D Boyd, Lisa M LaSpina
Purpose: Research indicates that geriatric education continues to be inadequate across the health professions and graduates are unprepared to care for the increasing numbers of older adults. The purpose of this study was to explore dental hygiene practitioners' perspectives regarding whether their dental hygiene education prepared them to treat older adults in community and institutional settings. Methods: A qualitative phenomenological study design was utilized to conduct in-depth interviews with a purposive sample of dental hygienists currently providing care for older adult patients in alternative practice settings...
December 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30642999/dental-and-dental-hygiene-student-perceptions-of-interprofessional-education
#6
Michelle R McGregor, Sharon K Lanning, Kelly S Lockeman
Purpose: Commission on Dental Accreditation standards for dental and dental hygiene programs include interprofessional education (IPE) experiences within the curriculum; an initial step in the acquisition and application of IPE is for students to perceive it as relevant. The purpose of this study is to identify dental and dental hygiene students' attitudes regarding IPE following the completion of a novel interprofessional course involving health professional students from six different degree programs. Methods: Faculty members from the Schools of Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing, and Pharmacy designed a one-hour, required course focusing on collaborative practice, roles and responsibilities, teamwork, and communication...
December 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30642998/thank-you
#7
EDITORIAL
Rebecca Wilder
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30385600/blood-pressure-recording-practices-among-dental-hygiene-students
#8
Julie D Sutton, Sally A Elledge, JoAnna M Scott, Chris D Rice
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to compare three different types of blood pressure (BP) recording devices (an automated arm cuff, an automated wrist cuff, and a manual cuff / stethoscope combination) for accuracy, patient comfort, and ease of operation. Methods: Three types of sphygmomanometers were tested on 150 study participants (n=150) obtained from the patients presenting for dental hygiene services at an urban dental school in the Midwest. Descriptive statistics were calculated for all variables of interest by cuff type...
October 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30385599/dental-hygienists-knowledge-attitudes-and-comfort-level-in-treating-patients-with-dental-anxiety
#9
Lauren Kanzigg, Ceib L Phillips, Margot B Stein, Lynne C Hunt, Rebecca S Wilder
Purpose: Fear of dental treatment is a significant problem in the United States, impacting patients as well as oral health care providers. The purpose of this study was to identify the already-acquired knowledge, attitudes, and level of confidence of practicing dental hygienists with respect to the treatment of patients with dental anxiety. Methods: A paper survey was developed, pilot tested, and administered at a state-wide annual dental hygiene continuing education (CE) course in North Carolina. The survey domains studied included demographics, practice setting, practice behaviors, dental anxiety awareness, and opinions and attitudes...
October 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30385598/workplace-bullying-a-survey-of-virginia-dental-hygienists
#10
Gayle B McCombs, S Lynn Tolle, Tara L Newcomb, Ann M Bruhn, Amber W Hunt, Lanah K Stafford
Purpose: Workplace bullying in health care has been identified as a problem that negatively affects career satisfaction, career longevity and patient outcomes. The purpose of this pilot study was to determine the prevalence of workplace bullying in a convenience sample of dental hygienists in the state of Virginia. Methods: Two hundred and forty Virginia dental hygienists attending a continuing education seminar were invited to participate. Using the Negative Acts Questionnaire-Revised (NAQ-R), respondents were asked to indicate how often they had experienced 22 negative acts or behaviors according to rate of occurrence (never, now and then or monthly, weekly or daily)...
October 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30385597/collaborative-skill-building-in-dentistry-and-dental-hygiene-through-intraprofessional-education-application-of-a-quality-improvement-model
#11
Tricia S Barker, Chet A Smith, Geri M Waguespack, Donald E Mercante, Tina P Gunaldo
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to apply a quality improvement model in the application of an intraprofessional educational experience by improving student perceptions of collaboration and increasing the number of collaborative experiences within the dental hygiene curriculum. Methods: A quality improvement model, Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), was used to initiate an intraprofessional education experience for dental hygiene and dental students...
October 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30385596/relationships-between-course-capture-systems-and-student-performance-in-dental-hygiene-education
#12
Carly J Havner, Mary M Gerkovich, Kimberly K Bray, Marsha A Voelker
Purpose: The aim of this mixed-methods longitudinal study was to assess student perceptions of technology use, and to examine the relationship between technology use and performance as reflected by self-reported student grade point averages. Methods: Students (n=351) enrolled in a dental hygiene program within a dental school located in the mid-western United States were surveyed in three courses from 2008 through 2012 to gather their perceptions regarding usage of a lecture recording system (LRS). Additionally, self-reported grade point averages were collected over the same period of time...
October 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30385595/advancing-dental-hygiene-education-what-does-research-tell-us-about-the-future-of-dental-hygiene
#13
EDITORIAL
Colleen M Brickle
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30143550/two-year-randomized-clinical-trial-of-adjunctive-minocycline-microspheres-in-periodontal-maintenance
#14
Amy C Killeen, Jennifer A Harn, Jeffrey Jensen, Fang Yu, Shawn Custer, Richard A Reinhardt
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of repeated scaling and root planing (SRP), with or without locally-delivered minocycline microspheres (MM) on residual pockets in patients undergoing periodontal maintenance (PMT). Methods: Patients on PMT were randomized into two groups for treatment of one posterior interproximal inflamed pocket (≥5 mm) with a history of bleeding on probing every 6 months: SRP plus MM (n=30) or exclusively SRP (n=30). Baseline and 24-month measurements included radiographic interproximal alveolar bone height, probing depths (PD), clinical attachment level (CAL), bleeding on probing (BOP), gingival crevicular fluid (GCF), and salivary interleukin (IL) - 1β, (24 month only)...
August 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30143549/assessment-of-michigan-dentists-and-dental-hygienists-perceptions-toward-obtaining-continuing-education-credits-for-volunteering-in-community-based-clinics
#15
Chelsea M Holladay, Anne E Gwozdek
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess dentists' and dental hygienists' current motivation, attitudes, and knowledge regarding volunteering in a non-profit dental setting and the opportunity for earning continuing education (CE) credits. Methods: This cross-sectional study surveyed a convenience sample of dental and dental hygiene professionals from the state of Michigan. A 20-question paper survey was developed and pilot tested. The survey was disseminated to attendees at various component meetings of the dental and dental hygienists' associations in southeastern Michigan...
August 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30143548/dental-hygienists-knowledge-attitudes-and-practice-for-patients-with-dental-anxiety
#16
Debra A Drown, Lori J Giblin-Scanlon, Jared Vineyard, Dianne Smallidge, Christine Dominick
Purpose: The purpose of the study was to assess the knowledge, education, attitudes, confidence, and practice of dental hygienists providing dental care to adult patients with dental anxiety (DA). Methods: A purposive sample of dental hygienists, using a snowball sampling technique, were recruited through social media sites. Inclusion criteria were limited to actively practicing, registered dental hygienists in the United States (U.S.). The validated survey had 29 questions regarding dental hygienists' knowledge, education, attitudes, confidence, and practice in regards to patients with DA...
August 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30143547/effectiveness-of-an-educational-module-on-dental-hygiene-students-attitudes-towards-persons-with-disabilities
#17
Darlene M Jones, Sonya R Miller
Purpose: Persons with disabilities (PWDs) perceive gaps in health care providers' understanding of their health care needs are more likely to delay or not seek health care as compared to persons without disabilities. Oral health is considered an essential component of overall health, however, disparities exist in the United States, especially for persons with disabilities. Improving the education and training of dentists and dental hygienists may contribute to reducing oral health care barriers for PWDs. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether offering an education module about individuals with disabilities would change dental hygiene students' attitudes and capacity for informed empathy for PWDs...
August 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30143546/exploring-the-integration-of-the-dental-hygiene-diagnosis-in-entry-level-dental-hygiene-curricula
#18
JoAnn R Gurenlian, Tammy R Sanderson, Kandis Garland, Darlene Swigart
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate how dental hygiene educational programs currently incorporate dental hygiene diagnosis (DHDx) into entry-level, dental hygiene curriculum. Methods: An exploratory, quantitative, descriptive cross-sectional study was designed to assess the extent to which DHDx is integrated into entry-level dental hygiene curriculum. A 30-item survey was designed and content validity established using a subset of dental hygiene faculty and researchers as well as participants from the American Dental Hygienists' Association...
August 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30143545/synergy-in-social-action-a-dental-hygiene-theory
#19
Ellen J Rogo
Purpose: The intent of this qualitative study was to construct a new theory for the discipline of dental hygiene. Dental hygienists' experiences while participating in legislative efforts to expand their scope of practice and the provision of direct access to oral care were explored as social action experiences. Methods: A grounded theory approach was used to collect and analyze data. Using semi-structured interviews, data were collected from eight practitioners in three states, who met the inclusion criteria...
August 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
https://read.qxmd.com/read/30143544/what-does-research-tell-us-about-the-future-of-dental-hygiene-a-new-classification-of-periodontal-diseases-a-paradigm-shift-for-all
#20
EDITORIAL
Jane L Forrest, Salme E Lavigne
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2018: Journal of Dental Hygiene: JDH
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