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Best of Spear 2012: Dose of Fun
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Best of Spear 2012: Dose of Fun

Throughout the year we provided a few fun, but still informative articles. The following posts are the ones that resonated the most with our valued readers--who...

| 7 years ago
Shade Selection in the Anterior
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Shade Selection in the Anterior

Shade selection in the anterior can be tricky. Too many factors can change the shade or color of the teeth. The operatory lights, window light and the...

| 7 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...

| 7 years ago
Best of Spear Review 2012
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Best of Spear Review 2012

This has been an extraordinary first year for the Spear Review, the online publishing platform of Spear, because of all of you--our valued readers. We...

| 7 years ago
Research Suggests New Strategy to Prevent Gum Disease
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Research Suggests New Strategy to Prevent Gum Disease

According to a University of Pennsylvania press release, by blocking a molecular receptor that bacteria normally target to cause the disease, scientists...

| 7 years ago
Choosing a Sleep Appliance
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Choosing a Sleep Appliance

With over 90 FDA approved different sleep appliances on the market, it's puzzling to know which one is right for your patient. Not all 90 are...

| 7 years ago
ADA Updates Radiograph Recommendations
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ADA Updates Radiograph Recommendations

According to a recent release, the ADA, in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration, has released updated recommendations for the prescription...

| 7 years ago
New Review Links Vitamin D with Lower Rates of Tooth Decay
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New Review Links Vitamin D with Lower Rates of Tooth Decay

According to a release from the University of Washington, a new review of existing studies points toward a potential role for vitamin D in helping to...

| 7 years ago
Doppler Auscultation at the Examination
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Doppler Auscultation at the Examination

You know that ANYTHING you can do to make your patients' visits to your office different from their visits to their last dentist will help them realize...

| 7 years ago
Happy Thanksgiving!
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Happy Thanksgiving!

A very special thank you from Spear to all the readers of the Spear Review and those who connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. This...

| 7 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...

| 7 years ago
Study Suggests Fear of Dentist is Passed on By Parents
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Study Suggests Fear of Dentist is Passed on By Parents

According to a release from Platforma SINC, a new study suggests the emotional transmission of dentist fear among family members and analyzes the different...

| 7 years ago