The dental hygienist as a co-therapist in the endodontic practice.

@article{Gutmann1999TheDH,
  title={The dental hygienist as a co-therapist in the endodontic practice.},
  author={Marylou E Gutmann and James L Gutmann},
  journal={Journal of endodontics},
  year={1999},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={272-4}
}
This paper explores the potential contributions to patients, the practice, the endodontist, and the dental hygienist that may be realized by the employment of one or more dental hygienists to serve as endodontic co-therapists in the delivery of endodontic treatment. An endodontic co-therapist is an individual who participates with the endodontist in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of treatment much like the periodontal co-therapist relationship that exists between… CONTINUE READING