As a practicing clinician, it’s paramount to stay on top of new procedures and technology as the dental industry evolves.
To stay in-the-know, tap into these powerful resources:
- Pattison Institute
The mission of the Pattison Institute is to help you advance your knowledge base and practice of dentistry and dental hygiene via high-quality courses. By offering videos and live courses which feature the latest advances in technology, we help clinicians stay current with new knowledge and innovations in the industry.
- American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA)
ADHA believes in helping dental hygienists achieve their full potential as they seek to improve the public’s oral health. We support your goals by helping to ensure access to quality oral health care; promoting dental hygiene education, licensure, practice and research; and representing your legislative interests at the local, state and federal levels.
- American Dental Association (ADA)
As a leading source of oral health related information for dentists, the ADA sheds light on the future of dentistry, offering members dental info on the newest advances in care and technology, scientific findings and studies, etc. The ADA provides Advanced Education opportunities for dentists in various specialties and career stages. What’s more, the ADA offers members free dentistry news, professional product reviews, and publications to keep dental health professionals up-to-date. Publications include a quarterly journal - the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) - and a weekly periodical - the ADA News.
- Dimensions of Dental Hygiene Journal
First published in February 2003, Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is a monthly, peer reviewed journal that reconnects practicing dental hygienists with the nation’s leading educators and researchers. As former and currently practicing dental hygienists, Dimensions publishing and editorial team —including Lorene Kent, RDH, BA; Jill Rethman, RDH, BA; and and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus Anna M. Pattison, RDH, MS — is able to deliver cutting edge content written by internationally known and respected educators and researchers in a practical, easy-to-read format.
Amidst these resources, there’s no excuse to slack on your continuing education efforts.
Stay on top to come out on top!