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31 Jan Mysterious Ancient Jaw Bone Found

From deep in the depths of the Penghu Channel in Taiwan a fisherman stumbled upon an unexpected catch, a lower jawbone with unusually large premolars and molars. The primitive structure has lead scientists to believe it belonged to a long extinct member of our genus...

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27 Jan New Biomimetic Dentistry Materials

Many dental ailments including cavities, sensitive teeth, and pulp inflammation are all caused by the loss of the enamel layer over our teeth. Preventative and biomimetic dentistry techniques attempt to curb this enamel loss and repair it. For dentists who practice biomimetic dentistry like Dr....

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20 Jan Winter Weather Pondering

We've had a somewhat unusual amount of snowy winter weather this holiday season here in Prescott and the rest of Northern Arizona. Have you found yourself staring out of your window, watching the crisp white snowflakes delicately cascade toward earth, contemplating the very fabric of...

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31 Dec Invisalign Vs Traditional Braces

With the addition of a new service like Invisalign, it is important for you as a patient and consumer to understand the differences between Invisalign Vs Traditional Braces. For the sake of clarity and ease of understanding here is a helpful chart: Comparison Chart Invisalign Braces Effectively treats a...

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15 Dec Depression & Failure of Dental Implants

Depression is a common ailment that many people suffer with today. There are many means and methods for treating depression, one of those is the prescription of SSRI medication. SSRI stands for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. The goal of these medications is to increase concentrations...

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09 Dec Biomimetic Dentistry Advances Continue

We've discussed the merits of Biomimetic Dentistry at lengths on this blog, however, the beauty of science and medicine is that newer and better advancements are always occurring. Biomimetic Dentistry seeks to provide a better and more natural way of oral care by mimicking nature....

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30 Nov A Dentist’s Nightmare

Recently, this rare Deep-Sea Anglerfish, or "Black Sea Devil" was captured on film, which has only happened less the half a dozen times since it's discovery. These devilish carnivores have massive mouths filled with fang-like teeth angled inward to optimize prey capturing. We're just thankful...

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20 Nov When in Rome

The general mainstream thought process is that society has slowly improved and progressed throughout human history. However, discoveries regarding our ancestry occasionally will throw a wrench in that linear thought process. A study out of King's College London has unveiled that only 5 percent of...

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