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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
Researchers Develop Prototype That May Increase Implant Success Rates
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Researchers Develop Prototype That May Increase Implant Success Rates

According to a recent news release, researchers at the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) in Castellón have developed an implant coating with a biodegradable material aimed...

| 6 years ago
Study: Material Loss Protects Teeth Against Fatigue Failure
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Study: Material Loss Protects Teeth Against Fatigue Failure

According to a recent news release, scientists of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig and the Senckenberg Research Institute...

| 6 years ago
Study: Is Emotional Intelligence More Important than IQ in Dentist-Patient Relationships?
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Study: Is Emotional Intelligence More Important than IQ in Dentist-Patient Relationships?

According to a recent release, researchers from Case Western Reserve University's School of Dental Medicine and Weatherhead School of Management, found...

| 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
Study: Dental Anesthesia May Interrupt Development of Wisdom Teeth
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Study: Dental Anesthesia May Interrupt Development of Wisdom Teeth

According to a recent release, researchers from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine have discovered a statistical association between the injection...

| 6 years ago
Quarterly Spotlight: Jan-March 2013
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Quarterly Spotlight: Jan-March 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
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...

| 6 years ago
An Investment in Patient Comfort and Safety
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An Investment in Patient Comfort and Safety

We all know we use bright lights when treating our patients. We work very close to our patients and it's quite easy to shine our lights in their eyes....

| 6 years ago
A Scalpel for Resin?
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A Scalpel for Resin?

Does using a rotary instrument to remove excess resin cement or composite ever make you nervous? Personally I find it particularly troubling around a...

| 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
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, scientists have developed a new method of replacing missing teeth with a bioengineered material generated from a person's...

| 6 years ago