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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...

| 6 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...

| 6 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...

| 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...

| 7 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...

| 7 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...

| 7 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...

| 7 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....

| 7 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...

| 7 years ago