Shedding Light on the Dark Side of Dentistry –  Spear Education
Oct17

Shedding Light on the Dark Side of Dentistry – Spear Education

In August of 2021, doctors across the Spear community connected through a series of online courses exploring mental, physical and emotional wellness for dental professionals. The Breaking Through: Mental Wellness in the Dental Profession series features experts in fitness, mindfulness, stress management, and ergonomics. One of the most thought-provoking presentations in the series was a presentation from Dr. Kyle Stanley, which...

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The role of Dentistry in Integrative Medicine and Homeopathy
Sep23

The role of Dentistry in Integrative Medicine and Homeopathy

As is typical, your “research” was deaf, dumb, very dumb, and blinded. In other words, you didn’t look for research on homeopathy and dentistry. Here’s a bit more than half of the chapter I wrote on homeopathy and dental conditions. In 2011, the British Dental Journal published a strongly worded statement for the use of homeopathic medicines in dental care (Eames and Darby, 2011). A systematic review was conducted on the use of...

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Post-Pandemic Dentistry: TMD Fact and Fiction –  Spear Education
Sep17

Post-Pandemic Dentistry: TMD Fact and Fiction – Spear Education

Editor’s Note: Post-Pandemic Dentistry – Expert Perspectives In September 2020, the American Dental Association (ADA) Health Policy Institute released findings from an impact poll highlighting an increase in certain oral health conditions since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Doctors who participated in the ADA poll reported increases in bruxism (54.9%), chipped and cracked teeth (53.4%), temporomandibular disorder symptoms...

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Reliably Anesthesia- and Blood-free Dentistry Delivers Better Outcomes
Sep11

Reliably Anesthesia- and Blood-free Dentistry Delivers Better Outcomes

When people think of the dentist, they often think of having a cavity filled, which inevitably leads to thoughts of pain, anxiety over the needle, and the distressing sound of the drill. If they’re in a situation where they’ve had soft tissue surgery, they may also think of stitches and the taste of blood. Overcoming these negative associations and providing a caring, comfortable environment where patients are happy to return is a...

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Cosmetic Dentistry: 6 Common Beliefs That No Longer Hold True | Omega Underground
Sep02

Cosmetic Dentistry: 6 Common Beliefs That No Longer Hold True | Omega Underground

Healthy smiles make lasting impressions. It is surprising how many people suffer from low self-esteem and lack of confidence due to imperfect smiles. Most dentists Brisbane believe that imperfections can be corrected using Cosmetic Dentistry. The shared beliefs and myths keep driving people away. So, it is essential to clear some of the myths which may help people discard their inhibitions and visit cosmetic dentists to address their...

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Collective Intelligence and the Future of Dentistry –  Spear Education
Aug30

Collective Intelligence and the Future of Dentistry – Spear Education

Editor’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 development. Dental materials and products,...

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