Chiropractic ‘subluxation’ is by no means a notion of the past
Aug31

Chiropractic ‘subluxation’ is by no means a notion of the past

Facebook0Twitter0Google+0Pinterest0Linkedin0TumblrE-Mail0Subluxation is … a displacement of two or more bones whose articular surfaces have lost, wholly or in part, their natural connection. (D. D. Palmer, 1910) The definition of ‘subluxation’ as used by chiropractors differs from that in conventional medicine where it describes a partial dislocation of the bony surfaces of a joint readily visible via an X-ray. Crucially, a...

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Collective Intelligence and the Future of Dentistry –  Spear Education
Aug30

Collective Intelligence and the Future of Dentistry – Spear Education

Facebook0Twitter0Google+0Pinterest0Linkedin0TumblrE-Mail0Editor’s Note: This article is the first in a series of interviews featuring insights from the Spear community and our Spear Talk forum moderators. Subscribe to Digest to be the first to hear about new interviews exploring social media, collaborative dentistry, clinical innovation and more as they are published. Dentistry is in the grips of significant change and continued...

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7 Types of Restorative Dentistry and Why You Might Need Them
Aug27

7 Types of Restorative Dentistry and Why You Might Need Them

Facebook0Twitter0Google+0Pinterest0Linkedin0TumblrE-Mail0Restorative dentistry involves procedures and treatments performed to repair or restore the teeth to their normal state. It is carried out when the tissues of the teeth have undergone severe breakdown and deterioration. Neglecting your oral health and not seeking professional help from qualified professionals, such as the family dentists at Rio Rancho Smiles in Rio Rancho, NM,...

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Chiropractic Care of an Infant with Erb’s Palsy: Another Worthless Case Report
Aug26

Chiropractic Care of an Infant with Erb’s Palsy: Another Worthless Case Report

Facebook0Twitter0Google+0Pinterest0Linkedin0TumblrE-Mail0At the risk of sounding like a bit of a broken record, chiropractic management of any infant is at best unhelpful. Unfortunately, it can expose these children to the indirect risk of delayed appropriate medical evaluation and treatment as well as their caregivers to anti-vaccine propaganda. At worst, there is the risk of direct injury. The case I am going to discuss today veers...

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Connection and Community in Dentistry – a Conversation –  Spear Education
Aug24

Connection and Community in Dentistry – a Conversation – Spear Education

Facebook0Twitter0Google+0Pinterest0Linkedin0TumblrE-Mail0Each year since 2017, one doctor within the Spear community is presented with the Rick Canady Award, an honor reserved for dentists who “exude endless dedication to both learning and teaching, serve as a leader in his or her dental community and consistently provide value to peers both inside and outside of Spear”. Last year at Spear Summit, practice owner Brian K. Dennis,...

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