Sharp instruments are essential to a Hygienist’s time management and a patient’s comfort, so why is sharpening them neglected more often than not? Time seems to be the big problem, management tends to think it should be handled during off hours and as an unpaid event. Bottom line is sharpening instruments needs to be done on a regular basis and if the hygienist cannot get it done, there are economic outside resources that can solve the problem. Click here to read the complete article by Amelia Williamson Destefano.