This session highlights learning modules that dental hygiene instructors can integrate into any portion of an existing dental hygiene curriculum. The modules ensure that instructors are preparing students to carry the most up to date information on perinatal and infant oral health into the workforce.
What if we flipped the script during our patient care process and followed the Standards for Clinical Dental Hygiene Practice: Assessing, Diagnosing, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation, Documentation to deliver “Minimally Invasive Support Therapy”? If disease prevention is based on at-home biofilm management, flipping the appointment and first coaching the patient vs. leaving it to last could be advantageous. Moving then into a therapeutic procedure, like air powder polishing, based on the