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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...

| 5 years ago
Quarterly Spotlight: April-June 2013
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Quarterly Spotlight: April-June 2013

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...

| 5 years ago
Can Early Exposure to BPA Damage Enamel?
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Can Early Exposure to BPA Damage Enamel?

A recent press release suggests that teeth can be affected by bisphenol A (BPA). This is based on the conclusions of work carried out by the research...

| 6 years ago
Study: Gum Disease Causing Bacteria Also Destroys Bone
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Study: Gum Disease Causing Bacteria Also Destroys Bone

According to a recent media release, a University of Michigan study found the newly discovered bacterium that causes gum disease also triggers normally...

| 6 years ago
Improve Your Bitewings With a Cotton Tip Applicator
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Improve Your Bitewings With a Cotton Tip Applicator

If you're like me, you or your team has trouble getting the contacts on bitewings open at times. I would like to share a simple tip to help you get those...

| 6 years ago
Facts and Figures: The High-Speed Handpiece
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Facts and Figures: The High-Speed Handpiece

• 1957: S.S. White Company introduced the Borden Airotor, the first successful air-driven handpiece. This instrument is regarded as the precursor...

| 6 years ago
It's Okay to Be Cheesy
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It's Okay to Be Cheesy

As stated in a recent media release, there has been little research about how dairy products affect oral health. However, according to a new study published...

| 6 years ago
Report: Billions Suffer From Major Tooth Decay
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Report: Billions Suffer From Major Tooth Decay

A recent press release states, billions of people across the globe are suffering from major untreated dental problems, according to a new report led by...

| 6 years ago
When to Use a Custom Incisal Guide Table?
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When to Use a Custom Incisal Guide Table?

  A common question asked of me is: 'When should I make or prescribe a custom incisal guide table?' If there is no pathway wear, generally there is not...

| 6 years ago
Case Study: Soda and Illegal Drugs Cause Similar Damage to Teeth
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Case Study: Soda and Illegal Drugs Cause Similar Damage to Teeth

According to recent media release, a case study published in the March/April 2013 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the...

| 6 years ago
The ADA Targets 'The Dental Divide'
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The ADA Targets 'The Dental Divide'

According to a recent media release, The American Dental Association, citing 'a disturbing dental divide in America,' announced a nationwide campaign May...

| 6 years ago
Can Alligators Be the Key to Growing Teeth?
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Can Alligators Be the Key to Growing Teeth?

According to a recent release, new research led by the Keck School of Medicine of USC suggests alligators may help scientists learn how to stimulate tooth...

| 6 years ago