Dental hygienists give an outlook on manual instrumentation

Passionate, thorough, skilled, empathetic… As oral health and prevention specialists, the role of dental hygienists is essential to public health in general. Throughout the years, thanks to scientific research and technical innovations, dental hygiene practice has evolved.

In an anonymous survey conducted by Deppeler between June and August 2022, 31 dental hygienists were asked about their professional experience, their work methods and the role of manual instruments in the latest scaling protocols.

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Participants were asked whether or not they agreed with the following statements, on a scale of 1 to 4:
1 = « strongly disagree with this sentence », 2 = « somewhat disagree », 3 = « somewhat agree », 4 = « strongly agree with this sentence »