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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,...

| 7 years ago
Monthly Spotlight July/August
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Monthly Spotlight July/August

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 is Oil Pulling?
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What is Oil Pulling?

An ancient Ayurvedic method, commonly known as oil pulling, may help prevent enamel erosion and gum disease among other things such as headaches, chronic...

| 7 years ago
The Evolution of Dental Instruments [SLIDESHOW]
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The Evolution of Dental Instruments [SLIDESHOW]

In the spirit of celebrating the evolution of all things dentistry, we've compiled another slideshow that highlights the changes in dental instruments...

| 7 years ago
Stem Cell Therapy Could Provide More Effective Bone Regeneration
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Stem Cell Therapy Could Provide More Effective Bone Regeneration

Researchers found that using stem cells to re-grow craniofacial tissues—mainly bone—proved quicker, more effective and less invasive than traditional bone regeneration...

| 7 years ago
Chlorine: Why Teeth are Shaking in Their Roots
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Chlorine: Why Teeth are Shaking in Their Roots

Most people jump into swimming pools to beat the heat or for a cardio workout. They hardly ever think that they could be causing significant damage to...

| 7 years ago