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Case Study: Soda and Illegal Drugs Cause Similar Damage to Teeth

Case Study: Soda and Illegal Drugs Cause Similar Damage to Teeth

According to recent media release, a case study published in the March/April 2013 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the...

| 8 years ago
The ADA Targets 'The Dental Divide'

The ADA Targets 'The Dental Divide'

According to a recent media release, The American Dental Association, citing 'a disturbing dental divide in America,' announced a nationwide campaign May...

| 8 years ago
Can Alligators Be the Key to Growing Teeth?

Can Alligators Be the Key to Growing Teeth?

According to a recent release, new research led by the Keck School of Medicine of USC suggests alligators may help scientists learn how to stimulate tooth...

| 8 years ago
Four Keys to Implementing Digital Photography in Your Practice
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Four Keys to Implementing Digital Photography in Your Practice

For a long time I used to naively reason that I don't take clinical pictures as often as I should because I need to invest in product 'X.' I thought when I...

| 8 years ago
Pulpal Fiction?
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Pulpal Fiction?

Do you see anything that catches your eye on the periapical radiograph (above left) taken recently in my office? Perhaps the title here...

| 8 years ago
Dental Discoveries of King Richard III Revealed

Dental Discoveries of King Richard III Revealed

Reconstruction made from the skull of King Richard III. It turns out that Shakespeare was fairly accurate when he described King Richard III to...

| 8 years ago
Researchers Develop Prototype That May Increase Implant Success Rates

Researchers Develop Prototype That May Increase Implant Success Rates

According to a recent news release, researchers at the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) in Castellón have developed an implant coating with a biodegradable material aimed...

| 8 years ago
Study: Material Loss Protects Teeth Against Fatigue Failure
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Study: Material Loss Protects Teeth Against Fatigue Failure

According to a recent news release, scientists of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig and the Senckenberg Research Institute...

| 8 years ago
Study: Is Emotional Intelligence More Important than IQ in Dentist-Patient Relationships?

Study: Is Emotional Intelligence More Important than IQ in Dentist-Patient Relationships?

According to a recent release, researchers from Case Western Reserve University's School of Dental Medicine and Weatherhead School of Management, found...

| 8 years ago
Periodontitis Frozen in Time

Periodontitis Frozen in Time

According to researchers from the Centre for Evolutionary Medicine at the University of Zurich, Ötzi the Neolithic mummy shows evidence of many modern...

| 8 years ago
Study: Dental Anesthesia May Interrupt Development of Wisdom Teeth

Study: Dental Anesthesia May Interrupt Development of Wisdom Teeth

According to a recent release, 'Dental Anesthesia May Interrupt Development of Wisdom Teeth in Children', researchers from Tufts University School of...

| 8 years ago
Quarterly Spotlight: Jan-March 2013

Quarterly Spotlight: Jan-March 2013

As we continue to offer insightful content by the Spear faculty and guest writers each month, we want to make certain that you don't miss any of it. The...

| 8 years ago