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New Advancement for Treating Sensitive Teeth?

New Advancement for Treating Sensitive Teeth?

According to a news release from the American Chemical Society (ACS), scientists are reporting an advance toward preventing the tooth sensitivity that...

| 8 years ago
Best of Spear 2012: Dose of Fun

Best of Spear 2012: Dose of Fun

Throughout the year we provided a few fun, but still informative articles. The following posts are the ones that resonated the most with our valued readers--who...

| 8 years ago
Best of Spear Review 2012

Best of Spear Review 2012

This has been an extraordinary first year for the Spear Review, the online publishing platform of Spear, because of all of you – our valued readers....

| 8 years ago
Research Suggests New Strategy to Prevent Gum Disease

Research Suggests New Strategy to Prevent Gum Disease

According to a University of Pennsylvania press release, by blocking a molecular receptor that bacteria normally target to cause the disease, scientists...

| 8 years ago
ADA Updates Radiograph Recommendations

ADA Updates Radiograph Recommendations

According to a recent release, the ADA, in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration, has released updated recommendations for the prescription...

| 8 years ago
New Review Links Vitamin D with Lower Rates of Tooth Decay
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New Review Links Vitamin D with Lower Rates of Tooth Decay

According to a release from the University of Washington, a new review of existing studies points toward a potential role for vitamin D in helping to...

| 9 years ago
Study Suggests Fear of Dentist is Passed on By Parents

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...

| 9 years ago
Monthly Spotlight [October/November]

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...

| 9 years ago
Dental Anesthesiology Rejected as Specialty

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...

| 9 years ago
Monthly Spotlight [August/September]

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...

| 9 years ago
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