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Occlusion: Teeth vs. Implants
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Occlusion: Teeth vs. Implants

Whether we're talking about teeth or implants, occlusion can be a tricky thing. So in this article we highlight their key differences in regards to occlusion...

| 4 months ago
A Guide to Anterior Open Bites
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A Guide to Anterior Open Bites

Dr. Frank Spear discusses the causes of anterior open bites and how to diagnose them.

| 4 months ago
Providing an Ethical Second Opinion
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Providing an Ethical Second Opinion

What are best practices when it comes to managing patients who come to you looking for a 'second opinion?'

| 5 months ago
Spear Proudly Announces Launch of Spear Curriculum
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Spear Proudly Announces Launch of Spear Curriculum

Spear is excited to announce the launch of Spear Curriculum, a tool designed to streamline intra-office learning.

| 5 months ago
9 Tips For Running a Successful Dental Practice
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9 Tips For Running a Successful Dental Practice

When it comes to running the best dental practice in town, what small, yet critical steps can you take to get there?

| 5 months ago
Dentin Adhesives for Direct Posterior Composite
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Dentin Adhesives for Direct Posterior Composite

In this article, Dr. Frank Spear explains how to eliminate sensitivity after placing direct composites.

| 5 months ago
Diagnostic Wax-Up Fabrication: Pre-Restorative Treatment and Ortho
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Diagnostic Wax-Up Fabrication: Pre-Restorative Treatment and Ortho

Dr. Bob Winter continues his diagnostic wax-up series with a discussion of fabrication before, after and during orthodontic treatment as well as pre-restorative...

| 5 months ago
Spear Releases Course On Efficient Diagnostic Wax-Ups
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Spear Releases Course On Efficient Diagnostic Wax-Ups

Spear has released a new course that highlights methods for ensuring the best possible diagnostic wax-ups for more efficient treatment planning.

| 5 months ago
Making 2018 Your Best Year Yet
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Making 2018 Your Best Year Yet

Kick start your 2018 by setting achievable, measurable goals for your practice and ensuring you have all the right tools to get...

| 5 months ago
Immediate vs. Delayed Implant Loading
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Immediate vs. Delayed Implant Loading

In this article, Dr. Jeff Bonk discusses considerations for deciding whether to immediately load an implant or delay placement.

| 5 months ago
How Hygienists Can Quickly Connect With Patients
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How Hygienists Can Quickly Connect With Patients

How can dental hygienists make patients feel comfortable and welcome from the very beginning? Guest author Shelley Brown, R.D.H., B.S.D.H., offers some extremely simple tips.

| 5 months ago
A Paradigm Shift in Understanding Risk for Cancer in Dentistry
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A Paradigm Shift in Understanding Risk for Cancer in Dentistry

For the sake of the patient's overall health, dentists must understand risk factors for oral cancer and how to handle these difficult discussions with...

| 5 months ago