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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...

| 6 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...

| 6 years ago
Monthly Spotlight [October/November]
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Monthly Spotlight [October/November]

With all of the great content offered by the Spear faculty and guest writers each month, we want to make certain that you don't miss any of it. The following...

| 6 years ago
I Finally Saw the Light
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I Finally Saw the Light

Let's face it, as dentists we work in a small, confined and dark environment doing very detailed work. In order to do so, it's important to clearly see...

| 6 years ago
MythBusters: Dentistry Edition [Part II]
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MythBusters: Dentistry Edition [Part II]

We did it once before and now we're back for more – busting myths! Since your patients have unlimited access to some of the most bogus dentistry...

| 6 years ago
Dental Anesthesiology Rejected as Specialty
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Dental Anesthesiology Rejected as Specialty

According to ADA News, a proposal to make dental anesthesiology an ADA-recognized specialty was denied by the House of Delegates Oct. 22. The...

| 6 years ago
When to Use Triple Tray Impressions
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When to Use Triple Tray Impressions

After my last article, there was a question posed to me about the accuracy of using triple tray impressions. Using triple tray impressions for simple...

| 6 years ago
Halloween Candy [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Halloween Candy [INFOGRAPHIC]

Kids wait anxiously for Halloween every year in hopes of filling their pillow cases chock-full of sugar-packed treats. However, dentists and parents cringe...

| 6 years ago
What Your Lab Needs to Know: Simple Posterior Cases
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What Your Lab Needs to Know: Simple Posterior Cases

This article will be the first in a series that discusses what your laboratory needs to know in order to produce the best outcome for your patients....

| 6 years ago
Turn an Emergency Into a Success
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Turn an Emergency Into a Success

The CEREC process allows you to image and design restorations ranging from a single unit to a long span provisional. The capabilities of the system are...

| 6 years ago
When the Unthinkable Happens [Special Journal Review]
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When the Unthinkable Happens [Special Journal Review]

  Two years ago one of our Visiting Faculty experienced the unthinkable, the loss of a child, a young adult of infinite potential in her second year...

| 6 years ago
The Next Step in Intraoral Technology
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The Next Step in Intraoral Technology

In my last article, I spoke about how buying a CEREC machine won't solve the issue of not performing great dentistry. At the end of the day, you need...

| 6 years ago