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New Discussion Forum Stirs Up Chatter Between Dentists
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New Discussion Forum Stirs Up Chatter Between Dentists

When clinicians have questions, Spear TALK connects them with other dentists to find the answers. All clinicians have been there. You have a patient...

| 6 years ago
Dental Discoveries of King Richard III Revealed
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Dental Discoveries of King Richard III Revealed

It turns out that Shakespeare was fairly accurate when he described King Richard III to be an anxiety-ridden English monarch in his 1591 play....

| 6 years ago
Periodontitis Frozen in Time
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Periodontitis Frozen in Time

According to researchers from the Centre for Evolutionary Medicine at the University of Zurich, Ötzi the Neolithic mummy shows evidence of many modern...

| 6 years ago
A Brief History of the Toothbrush
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A Brief History of the Toothbrush

Today it seems like people shuffle through hundreds of toothbrushes that line the market shelves, hoping that the latest and greatest model will deliver...

| 6 years ago
A Brief History of Dental Floss
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A Brief History of Dental Floss

Dental floss is considered a key element in proper oral hygiene. However, according to the ADA, only about 12 percent of Americans floss daily. The...

| 6 years ago
Dogs Take a Bite Out of Dental Office Anxiety
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Dogs Take a Bite Out of Dental Office Anxiety

With recent headlines alluding to dental phobias being passed on to children by their parents, a new concept known as dog therapy aims to ease the nerves...

| 6 years ago
A Brief History of Mouthwash
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A Brief History of Mouthwash

As far as we have come in creating dental solutions that effectively treat and prevent various types of oral diseases, the mouthwash rinses our ancestors...

| 6 years ago
A Brief History of Toothpaste
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A Brief History of Toothpaste

Did you know that oral hygiene was a top priority in society as early as 5000 BC? Even though the brands of toothpaste that we have today are the...

| 6 years ago
MythBusters: Dentistry Edition [Part II]
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MythBusters: Dentistry Edition [Part II]

We did it once before and now we're back for more – busting myths! Since your patients have unlimited access to some of the most bogus dentistry...

| 6 years ago
The Dentist's Guide to Twitter Etiquette
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The Dentist's Guide to Twitter Etiquette

Twitter is one of the most popular social media platforms today with more than 500 million users. Commonly referred to as a 'micro-blog,' Twitter allows...

| 6 years ago
Halloween Candy [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Halloween Candy [INFOGRAPHIC]

Kids wait anxiously for Halloween every year in hopes of filling their pillow cases chock-full of sugar-packed treats. However, dentists and parents cringe...

| 6 years ago
So, Why Isn't Your Practice on Facebook?
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So, Why Isn't Your Practice on Facebook?

Do you think Facebook is just something 'kids' use these days to keep the world up-to-date on every single step they take? Sure, there are definitely...

| 6 years ago