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When Is Too Much Light a Bad Thing in Dentistry?

How Reducing Glare Can Make a Big Difference in the Operatory

Dental hygienists rely on two senses to detect calculus: tactile sensitivity and direct observation. Take one away, and hard-to-access areas are bound to be overlooked, leading to incomplete deposit removal.  

This is why we strive to strengthen our two key senses as much as possible, turning to instruments that give us better tactile sensitivity and an array of lights, lenses, and mirrors to improve our vision.

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Three Pieces of Advice on Advancing Your Dental Hygiene Career

“Figure out who you want to be…don’t get stale. Remain passionate!”

It goes without saying that dental hygienists are the lifeblood of any dental practice. Without the hygienist, it would be impossible to operate a successful dental practice.

Hu-Friedy has a long history of supporting dental hygienists. For over 40 years, we have sponsored the Golden Scaler Award at dental hygiene programs around the world to honor the importance of the profession and recognize outstanding students at participating programs.

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"Cutting-Edge” Technology: The Newest Way to Keep Instruments Sharp

Maintaining Your Instruments Just Got Easier with the
Hu-Friedy Sharpening Assistant.

It goes without saying that sharp instruments are better instruments. Any instrument – dental or otherwise – performs at its best when it’s in peak condition. Just like a great tennis player needs a well-strung racket or a great musician needs a well-tuned instrument, dental professionals need sharp scalers to provide the best experience for patients.

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Four Ways to Improve the Patient Experience at Your Dental Practice

How Elevating the Patient Experience can Grow Customer Loyalty

In many ways, dental patients are just like any other type of consumer. The more satisfied your patients are with their experiences at your practice, the more likely they will be to return, keep their appointments, agree to new procedures, and refer your practice to others.

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How to Care for Patients While Also Caring for Yourself

Picture the most recent clinical procedure you performed. Are you leaning over the patient or is your back erect? Are you craning your head to get a better view or is your neck relatively straight? Are your hands twisted around or are your wrists level?