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Study: Dental Bib Clips Can Still Harbor Bacteria After Disinfection
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Study: Dental Bib Clips Can Still Harbor Bacteria After Disinfection

According to a recent release, researchers at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and the Forsyth Institute published a study that found that a...

| 7 years ago
Say Cheese: New Method for Restoring Missing Teeth Involves Gum Tissue and Mice Cells
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Say Cheese: New Method for Restoring Missing Teeth Involves Gum Tissue and Mice Cells

According to a recent news release on Biological tooth replacement, scientists have developed a new method of replacing missing teeth with a bioengineered...

| 7 years ago
Study: Women Who Smoked Are More Likely to Lose Teeth Due to Gum Disease
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Study: Women Who Smoked Are More Likely to Lose Teeth Due to Gum Disease

According to a new study published and featured on the cover of the current Journal of the American Dental Association by researchers at the University...

| 7 years ago
Introducing SPEAR TALK
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Introducing SPEAR TALK

Spear TALK: Discover a wealth of advice for treating your most challenging cases. Find out which new practice technologies are actually worth the...

| 7 years ago
Research Reveals Negative Changes in Oral Bacteria
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Research Reveals Negative Changes in Oral Bacteria

According to a media release, 'Ancient Teeth Bacteria Record Disease Evolution', from the University of Adelaide in Australia, DNA preserved in calcified...

| 7 years ago
Children's Oral Health Infographic
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Children's Oral Health Infographic

Continuing our ongoing series highlighting dental risks, we are pleased to present our Children's Oral Health Infographic. We encourage you to pass it...

| 7 years ago
Study Suggests Beta-Catenin Molecule is Required for Tooth Root Formation
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Study Suggests Beta-Catenin Molecule is Required for Tooth Root Formation

According to a press release, The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) recently published a paper in the Journal of Dental...

| 8 years ago
How to Take a Full Arch Impression on a Difficult Patient
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How to Take a Full Arch Impression on a Difficult Patient

Taking a full arch crown and bridge impression on the lower arch can be a difficult and stressful procedure. Here's a technique that may help.

| 8 years ago
Monthly Spotlight [December/January]
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Monthly Spotlight [December/January]

As we continue to offer insightful content by the Spear faculty and guest writers each month, we want to make certain that you don't miss any of it. The...

| 8 years ago
New Advancement for Treating Sensitive Teeth?
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New Advancement for Treating Sensitive Teeth?

According to a news release from the American Chemical Society (ACS), scientists are reporting an advance toward preventing the tooth sensitivity that...

| 8 years ago
Best of Spear 2012: Dose of Fun
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Best of Spear 2012: Dose of Fun

Throughout the year we provided a few fun, but still informative articles. The following posts are the ones that resonated the most with our valued readers--who...

| 8 years ago
Best of Spear Review 2012
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Best of Spear Review 2012

This has been an extraordinary first year for the Spear Review, the online publishing platform of Spear, because of all of you – our valued readers....

| 8 years ago