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12 Tips for Healthy Sleep
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12 Tips for Healthy Sleep

With an added focus on airway in restorative dentistry, these steps are ideal to share with patients struggling to achieve healthy sleep.

| 1 week ago
Children Sleep Studies: A ‘Gold Standard’ in Need of Polishing
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Children Sleep Studies: A ‘Gold Standard’ in Need of Polishing

Even if a sleep study comes back ‘normal,' a child may still have a compromised airway.

| 1 month ago
Integrating Airway into Your Practice
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Integrating Airway into Your Practice

Discover how to integrate modern airway concepts into your restorative practice.

| 2 months ago
Why Do We Sleep?
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Why Do We Sleep?

With airway as an increasing focus in dentistry, it's important to understand why our patients deserve 7-8 hours of restful sleep a night.

| 2 months ago
Airway, Sleep and Respiratory Reflux
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Airway, Sleep and Respiratory Reflux

Learn a new perspective on reflux and the possible triggering mechanisms that occur during sleep.

| 5 months ago
Watch the ‘Seattle Protocol’ in Action
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Watch the ‘Seattle Protocol’ in Action

In the new Spear Online course, 'Seattle Protocol Chairside Demonstration,' Dr. Jeff Rouse provides a live chairside demonstration of the six steps of the...

| 6 months ago
Should Dentists Screen for Sleep Related Disorders?
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Should Dentists Screen for Sleep Related Disorders?

Learn more about the HR pulse oximeter and cardiopulmonary coupling unit (CPC), which are both cost-effective and non-invasive options to treat airway...

| 6 months ago
Dr. Michael Gunson joins Spear Resident Faculty, 'Esthetics’ Seminar
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Dr. Michael Gunson joins Spear Resident Faculty, 'Esthetics’ Seminar

Oral and maxillofacial surgeon Dr. Michael Gunson brings a unique clinical perspective to Resident Faculty and the 'Interdisciplinary Management of Esthetic...

| 6 months ago
The First Step of Airway Implementation: Just Do It
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The First Step of Airway Implementation: Just Do It

In airway prosthodontics, you may ask: 'How do I implement all of this stuff?' Dr. TJ Imm's answer is always the same: 'You just have to do it.'

| 6 months ago
How NAC Can Help Improve Airway Function
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How NAC Can Help Improve Airway Function

NAC is an antioxidant drug that can relieve nighttime nasal congestion and, as a result, ease adverse airway symptoms.

| 8 months ago
How Can a Patient's Overall Health Offer Clues To Potential Airway Issues?
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How Can a Patient's Overall Health Offer Clues To Potential Airway Issues?

What can your patient's preexisting conditions and physiology tell you about their airway health?

| 10 months ago
Choosing the Correct Nightguard: Let the Patient Decide
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Choosing the Correct Nightguard: Let the Patient Decide

Dr. Jeff Rouse breaks down the 5 main categories of appliances for wear patients and how to help a patient select the best nightguard for their...

| 1 year ago