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Spear Releases New Pathway On Breathing and Respiratory Science
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Spear Releases New Pathway On Breathing and Respiratory Science

Spear has released a new pathway covering various aspects of airway management, including dysfunctional breathing, interdisciplinary management of airway...

| 3 months ago
Less Is More: Building Functional Esthetics on a Budget
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Less Is More: Building Functional Esthetics on a Budget

Top-notch esthetic treatment and better patient outcomes start with a 'big picture' mindset and selecting the right restorative materials.

| 6 months ago
Five Functional Tips for Any Restorative Dentist
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Five Functional Tips for Any Restorative Dentist

Learn why keeping balance in mind is key to accurate diagnosis, effective treatment and long-term patient satisfaction.

| 1 year ago
New Study Club Module: Edentulous Rehabilitation with Parafunctional Considerations
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New Study Club Module: Edentulous Rehabilitation with Parafunctional Considerations

Spear's newest Study Club module examines a patient on the edge of terminal dentition.

| 2 years ago
Orthodontic vs. Restorative Treatment?
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Orthodontic vs. Restorative Treatment?

Making the correct diagnosis is the key to successful treatment outcomes. If orthodontic treatment was carried out, the spaces would have closed, but...

| 2 years ago
OK, Maybe I DO Grind My Teeth
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OK, Maybe I DO Grind My Teeth

In another article I described how to modify a patient's nightguard into a useful diagnostic tool. The patient had an existing anterior bite plane, which...

| 2 years ago
Ankylosis Part V: Autotransplantation
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Ankylosis Part V: Autotransplantation

Typically when managing ankylosed teeth in children it is advisable to remove the ankylosed tooth prior to significant growth cycles so growth and subsequent...

| 3 years ago
Researchers Regenerate a Fully Functional Bioengineered Salivary Gland
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Researchers Regenerate a Fully Functional Bioengineered Salivary Gland

Current advances in regenerative therapies have been influenced by the study of embryonic development, stem cell biology and tissue engineering technologies....

| 4 years ago
When to Do a Functional Analysis
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When to Do a Functional Analysis

We have all had patients in our practice that present with very complicated cases including broken teeth, excessive wear, and gingival discrepancies,...

| 5 years ago
Treatment Planning Paul - Part 4
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Treatment Planning Paul - Part 4

Functional Concerns A discussion of what to plan for and think about to ensure functionality: exams, wear patterns, patient history, functional occlusion,...

| 8 years ago