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Periodontal Disease in the U.S. [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Periodontal Disease in the U.S. [INFOGRAPHIC]

According to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of every two Americans aged 30 and up has some form...

| 6 years ago
Dental Advisor Membership now a Benefit to Faculty Club
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Dental Advisor Membership now a Benefit to Faculty Club

We are pleased to announce a new amenity to Faculty Club. Every member will have access to a complimentary one-year standard online subscription to THE...

| 6 years ago
Research: Women With Periodontal Disease May Be At Risk of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
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Research: Women With Periodontal Disease May Be At Risk of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

According to a recent news release, new clinical recommendations from the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and the European Federation of Periodontology...

| 6 years ago
Can Stem Cells Found in Gum Tissue Fight Inflammatory Disease?
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Can Stem Cells Found in Gum Tissue Fight Inflammatory Disease?

A recent news release suggests stem cells found in mouth tissue can not only become other types of cells but can also relieve inflammatory disease, according...

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

The ability to control pain is a critical part of all dental procedures. Throughout history, dental professionals have used a variety of methods for dental...

| 6 years ago
Making Occlusal Adjustments Easier
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Making Occlusal Adjustments Easier

Years ago I was introduced to a bur that I've found to be fantastic for occlusal adjustment. The bur I'm referring to is an 8909, also sometimes...

| 6 years ago
Doxycycline Shortage Reported By Pharmacist Group
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Doxycycline Shortage Reported By Pharmacist Group

A news release from the ADA states, Doxycycline, a broad-spectrum bacteriostatic antibiotic, is in short supply, according to the American Society of...

| 6 years ago
A New Source to Generate Teeth?
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A New Source to Generate Teeth?

According to a recent news release, stem cells derived from urine can be used to generate tooth-like structures, as reported in a recent study published...

| 6 years ago
Study: Research Suggests Gingival Stem Cells Can be Used in Tissue Regeneration
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Study: Research Suggests Gingival Stem Cells Can be Used in Tissue Regeneration

According to a recent news release, the International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR / AADR) published a paper titled 'Gingivae...

| 6 years ago
Visits to Emergency Rooms Due to Dental Problems on the Rise
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Visits to Emergency Rooms Due to Dental Problems on the Rise

According to the ADA Health Policy Resources Center, more people are heading to the emergency room with dental problems, an increase largely driven by...

| 6 years ago
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
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...

| 6 years ago