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Hygienists in a New Role?

March 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

In Canada, a number of hygiene practices are popping up. They offer a boutique approach to dental hygiene where patients can get their teeth whitened, gums checked, and gum disease therapy performed. Here in the good ol’ US of A, we have no such thing. However, Minnesota dental hygienists want to help improve public dental health by getting the go-ahead to do fillings, pull teeth, and perform some root canals independently. The Minnesota Dental Association says no. Read more here:

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