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Erin Haley-Hitz BSDH, RDH, MS, OM
Modifying Patient Behavior Remains One of Dental Hygiene’s Primary Objectives
Change is inevitable. Without change, there is no movement forward. The process of change is not always an easy one. As primary health-care providers, dental hygienists are known as health promotion specialists and behavior change motivators. Dr. Alfred Fones originally developed the profession of dental hygiene to be educators and clinicians. Dr. Fones believed in the value of health education...