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Dental Enamel Proves Surprising Fact about Polish 'Vampires'

A recent archaeological dig in Poland yields a surprising find of bodies buried with sickles around their necks and stomachs. Dental forensics comes to the rescue in determining why these ‘vampire’ corpses were buried as they were.

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Desperate for Dentistry

For one Pennsylvanian dentist, it’s a patient case for the record books. When a recommended treatment goes unheeded, a patient goes to extreme lengths in an attempt to receive care he can no longer afford.

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A DOCS Education member asks for advice on a patient’s holistic supplement dosage

A DOCS Education member requests clarification as to whether grapefruit seed extract has the same effects as grapefruit juice.

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DOCS Education Debuts its Advanced Pediatric Airway Module in Seattle

DOCS Education chose to further raise the bar on Pediatric Sedation Dentistry safety requirements. The result was the Advanced Pediatric Airway Module—which, after months of preparation—made its debut at the Seattle seminar on November 15.

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Extreme Teeth: 94-year-old man has never had a single cavity

The next time one of your patients claims cavities are inevitable, mention Frank Medina: This 94-year-old from California is the oldest person EVER recorded with zero cavities. Incisor takes a look into this dental anomaly’s life and strange tips for thwarting tooth decay.

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A DOCS Education member seeks advice concerning patient’s recent stomach surgery

A DOCS Education member seeks Dr. Wellbrock’s dosage advice concerning a patient who has recently undergone gastric sleeve surgery.

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The Prolific Clinician

At DOCS Education who would we be if we didn’t highlight our Dean of Faculty, Dr. Anthony Feck and his latest (and equally great) academic pursuit? He and DC Clinical have joined forces to offer a set of four webinars that not only provide CE, but also deliver knowledge that is both complimentary and complementary. (No, that’s not a typo.)

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The Seven Scariest Dental Instruments from History

Patient safety and comfort are our most important values at DOCS Education. Today, we have the resources and technological sophistication to make these values a reality.

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Extremely fearful patient prompts doctor to seek faculty’s advice

Like all emotions, fear encompasses a large spectrum. One DOCS Education member seeks Dr. Feck’s advice on a patient who displays an unusually high level of anxiety.

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Ebola: Questions, answers, and precautions to take as a dentist

The largest ebola outbreak in history began in late 2013 in West Africa, and recently, several cases have occurred in other countries, including the U.S., Spain and Nigeria. Incisor answers member questions about precautions for dentists to take, and covers the recently released ADA statement on the ebola virus.

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Rich Gesker, DMD, oversees the care of some 3,500 largely low-income children in the District of Columbia at Mary’s Center. “The cycle of fear is something I try very hard to break,” he adds, “but my training from DOCS Education makes it so much easier.”
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Keith Long, DDS Fellow, Diplomate Private practice in Lakeport, California
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DOCS Education is pleased to announce the addition to its faculty of Dr. John Hexem, who will teach IV Sedation Update. Dr. Hexem is highly regarded instructor with a distinguished background as an anesthesiologist.
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We recently had the opportunity to reach out to Dr. Craig Rubinoff, a DOCS Education member and Fellow, and ask him how DOCS Education and sedation dentistry have benefited both his practice and patients.
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We recently had the opportunity to reach out to Dr. Robert Doyle, a DOCS Education member and Diplomate, and ask him how DOCS Education and sedation dentistry have benefited both his practice and patients.
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It has been said the city of Minneapolis has two seasons, snow removal and road repair. The DOCS Education team was quickly introduced to the cool temperatures in April as snow fell Thursday night...
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