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New Discovery May Help Prevent Gum Disease

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...

| 9 years ago
Take a Capsule to Fight Gum Disease?

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...

| 9 years ago
Monthly Spotlight July/August

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...

| 9 years ago
Stem Cell Therapy Could Provide More Effective Bone Regeneration

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...

| 9 years ago
Monthly Spotlight June/July

Monthly Spotlight June/July

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...

| 9 years ago
How to Achieve Communication Success [PODCAST]

How to Achieve Communication Success [PODCAST]

In this podcast Dr. Martin Mendelson discusses the relationship between restorative dentists and technicians.

| 9 years ago
How Psychological Factors Affect Oral Health

How Psychological Factors Affect Oral Health

What can psychologists teach us about dental health? Psychologists from the New York University College of Dentistry, Richard Heyman and Amy Smith Slep,...

| 9 years ago
Monthly Spotlight

Monthly Spotlight

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...

| 9 years ago
The Mind of The Modern Dentist [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Mind of The Modern Dentist [INFOGRAPHIC]

Being a striving dentist in today's world is marked by amazing advances in technology and science, personal rewards and even tremendous challenges....

| 9 years ago
When Pufferfish Lose Their Teeth

When Pufferfish Lose Their Teeth

According to a press release from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, researchers from the institution's Department of Animal and Plant Sciences...

| 9 years ago
How to Help Your Patients Visualize Treatment

How to Help Your Patients Visualize Treatment

Case presentation is always a concern for me, whether it's formal or casual, chairside or consultation room. I tend to have most conversations with...

| 9 years ago
Fitting an Anterior Bite Plane
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Fitting an Anterior Bite Plane

Part of the fabrication of an anterior bite plane appliance is assuring the fit. I hear lots of feedback that people struggle with them being too tight...

| 10 years ago