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Carmen Lanoway, RDH, BScDH

Carmen Lanoway, RDH, BScDH
Carmen Lanoway, RDH, BScDH, graduated from the University of Manitoba 1988 (Dip DH) and O’Hehir University in 2014 (BScDH). Carmen was part of a working group which published a paper in Quintessence International on biofilm management and the newer air abrasion powders (2013). She has lectured on different topics related to daily clinical working as a Dental Hygienist in Germany and the UK. Most of her clinical work has been based on Periodontal and Implant work, currently employed at the Huerzeler/Zuhr Clinic in Munich, Germany. She was previously a part-time clinical instructor at the University of Manitoba, School of Dental Hygiene, while she was based in Canada. Since graduation, Carmen has been a member in good standing of the MDHA (Manitoba) serving in different positions including President (92), currently a member of the DDHV (Germany), and is currently the IFDH/EDHF delegate for Germany.

Air Polishing: We’ve Come a Long Way Baby!

Long gone are the days of messy, salty air abrasion polishing for stain removal on our patients. Welcome to a whole new world of safer softer powders and Guided Biofilm Therapy. In 2004, a coworker RDH of mine told me about a new subgingival air polishing powder she had recently seen presented at a Perio CE in Vienna. I was...

How One Hygienist Packed Up and Started Practicing Abroad

Have you ever wanted to pack it all up and run away? Well, you can! Really! Dental hygienists are needed around the world. There are many different venues for hygienists to work and contribute in all four corners of the world. Dental hygiene is a growing worldwide profession, recognized in over 30 countries. These countries belong to the International...