White and Blansett Periodontics and Dental Implants hosted the first meeting of the Dental Hygiene Club of Northwest Arkansas on November 4th, with over 40 members in attendance. The club has about 60 members and will meet every other month. The focus will be on dental hygiene and periodontal topics. Dr. White and Dr. Blansett will provide a Dental Hygiene Internship with emphasis on periodontal disease as part of the first year’s curriculum. The club is sponsored by Crest/Oral B and Nobel Biocare.
At the initial meeting Craig Harlan from Crest/Oral – B was here to speak about Crest/Oral-B products. He drew a name for an electric toothbrush and gave sensi-stop strip samples to those in attendance. Dr. Blansett spoke about the bone regeneration using videoscope and Dr. White spoke about gum grafting. In addition, President Dondi Nix was introduced.