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Amanda Snooks, RDH, BA

Amanda Snooks, RDH, BA
Amanda Snooks, RDH, BA, works in clinical practice in Calgary, Alberta. Prior to working as a dental hygienist, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alberta with a major in English. Her passion is in public health matters as they relate to the dental industry, and she hopes that writing pieces on current issues can help bring awareness to these topics. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, swimming, and reading.

Pandemic and Eating Disorders: Hygienists Can Address this Mental Health Issue

With the onset of COVID-19 and a political environment where governments weigh imposing restrictions regarding where consumers can gather outside of their homes, a rise in mental health issues has inadvertently also occurred. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states on its website that "fear and anxiety about a new disease and what could happen can be...