In this hygiene chat, Dr. Emily Boge, EdD, RDH, CDA, and Kara Vavrosky, RDHEP, discuss the critical role hygienists play in removing biofilm.
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References for this Video
- Global Oral Health Status Report: Towards Universal Health Coverage for Oral Health by 2030. (2022, November 18). World Health Organization. https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/9789240061484
- Oral Health in America Executive Summary: Advances and Challenges Executive Summary. (2021, December). National Institutes of Health. https://www.nidcr.nih.gov/sites/default/files/2021-12/Oral-Health-in-America-Executive-Summary.pdf
- Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General. (2000, July). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. https://www.nidcr.nih.gov/research/data-statistics/surgeon-general
- Vyas, N., Manmi, K., Wang, Q., et al. Which Parameters Affect Biofilm Removal with Acoustic Cavitation? A Review. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2019; 45(5): 1044-1055. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30792088/