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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
I Can See Clearly Now
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I Can See Clearly Now

If you are like me (read that as old, or rather, mature) you went all the way through dental school without magnification. I don't know how widespread...

| 6 years ago
The United States of Dentists [INFOGRAPHIC]
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The United States of Dentists [INFOGRAPHIC]

The ADA recently put out a list of the top barriers of access to dental care. Believe it or not, barriers of access to dental care not only stems from...

| 6 years ago
Monthly Spotlight [August/September]
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Monthly Spotlight [August/September]

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
What Lies in the Third Dimension [Part II]
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What Lies in the Third Dimension [Part II]

In a previous article I've discussed how using CBCT can help discover the source of a patient's pain. However, there are many other advantages to using...

| 6 years ago
New Discovery May Help Prevent Gum Disease
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New Discovery May Help Prevent Gum Disease

According to a University of Louisville press release, a scientist has found a way to prevent inflammation and bone loss surrounding the teeth by blocking...

| 6 years ago
No More Rubber Bands
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No More Rubber Bands

I'm always interested in what's new and pragmatic in our clinical and laboratory world. I have never been satisfied with the use of rubber bands to...

| 6 years ago
Study: Half of American Adults Suffer From Periodontal Disease
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Study: Half of American Adults Suffer From Periodontal Disease

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...

| 6 years ago
The Story of the Tooth Fairy
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The Story of the Tooth Fairy

Since today is National Tooth Fairy Day, (although it's also observed on February 28) we thought you might be curious about the origins of this...

| 6 years ago
Take a Capsule to Fight Gum Disease?
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Take a Capsule to Fight Gum Disease?

Scientists described another treatment approach for gum disease in a report delivered at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American...

| 6 years ago
MythBusters: Dentistry Edition
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MythBusters: Dentistry Edition

As dentists, you inform patients to brush at least twice a day, floss and regularly schedule visits to your offices for optimal dental health. However,...

| 6 years ago