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A-EFSB: Airway and 3D Treatment Planning
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A-EFSB: Airway and 3D Treatment Planning

With the addition of airway to the EFSB (esthetics, function, structure, biology) concept, our focus is now 3D. It does not change the idea of setting...

| 3 days ago
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 month 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.

| 2 months 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.

| 3 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.

| 3 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.

| 6 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...

| 7 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...

| 7 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.'

| 7 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.

| 9 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