International Journal of Dental Hygiene

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Edited By: Prof. Kerstin Öhrn

Impact Factor: 0.682

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 71/83 (Dentistry Oral Surgery & Medicine)

Online ISSN: 1601-5037

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In the latest issue of International Journal of Dental Hygiene includes a message from the President of the International Federation of Dental Hygienists and a review article looking at effects of an alcohol vehicle solution compared with an essential-oils mouthwash.

You can read both of them for free for a limited time here.

President's Message
Using technology to improve oral health
JoAnn Gurenlian

Review Article
The effect of an essential-oils mouthrinse as compared to a vehicle solution on plaque and gingival inflammation: a systematic review and meta-analysis
MPC Van Leeuwen, DE Slot and GA Van der Weijden

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  1. Effect of periodontal dressing on non-surgical periodontal treatment outcomes: a systematic review

    A Monje, AR Kramp, E Criado, F Suárez-López del Amo, C Garaicoa-Pazmiño, J Gargallo-Albiol and H-L Wang

    Article first published online: 26 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/idh.12130

  2. The effect of the angle of instrumentation of the Piezoelectric Ultrasonic Scaler on root surfaces

    GJPL Oliveira, PD Macedo, JN Tsurumaki, JE Sampaio and RAC Marcantonio

    Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/idh.12134