Author: Kara Vavrosky, RDH

Kara Vavrosky, RDH is a well known dental hygienist who runs the popular Facebook page Dental Hygiene with Kara RDH. In addition, Kara sits on the Clinical Advisory Board of GoodMouth, a subscription toothbrush service, and is on the advisory board of Support Clean Dentistry an initiative raising awareness about the importance of clean dental offices. Kara graduated from the Oregon Institute of Technology and currently works at a family practice in Portland, Oregon.

The Emblem of Dentistry

Throwback Thursday is taking it back to 1965 when the official emblem of dentistry was adopted by the American Dental Association. The origin of the symbol dates back to ancient …

Toothpick Use Caused Perio In Early Humans

Throwback Thursday is taking it back to almost 1.8 million years ago when repeated use of toothpicks in early humans caused periodontal disease, researchers have found. This discovery came from …