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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
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...

| 7 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...

| 7 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...

| 7 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...

| 7 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...

| 7 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...

| 7 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...

| 7 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...

| 7 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...

| 7 years ago