Dental Hygiene Around the World

Snyder, Josh
August 2012
Access;Aug2012, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p12
The article presents different stories to demonstrate the way dental hygiene and its forms differ from one country to another. Rosie Bellert faculty member at a dental hygiene program describes the nonexistent of dental hygienists in Bolivia, where people associate dental care to a visit that needs to be done in case of pain. Other experiences of Julie Carranza in Australia, Heidi Glastetter in Switzerland and Amy Soss, West Indies are also presented.


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