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Dentistry: Is It Really That Expensive In the Grand Scheme of Things?

Your patients' hesitation to invest in their oral health is likely tied to their perception of its overall value.

By Jeff Lineberry on November 22, 2017

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Isolation: Where Are We in 2017?

The benefits of regularly utilizing an isolation system include less stressful adhesive dentistry and more customized restorations.

By Courtney Lavigne on November 24, 2017
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Isolation: Where Are We in 2017?
By Courtney Lavigne on November 24, 2017
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Secrets of Life and Love: A Thanksgiving Reflection

Imtiaz Manji offers perspective on the power and purpose of gratitude, even beyond Thanksgiving.

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Is Your Dental Practice a Profit Center or a Center for Future Profits?

Comprehensive treatment gives your patients a roadmap to the long-term value of their optimal oral health, even if your practice doesn't reap an immediate...

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Surgical Guide Classification for Full Arch Prosthesis (Part 1)

In our 'restorative-driven implant era,' digital surgical guides are key tools to assist in diagnosis and treatment planning.

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Why Dentists Need to Know About Smoking Cessation Treatment

Having a strong understanding of smoking cessation treatment enables dentists to truly offer comprehensive and lasting oral health to their patients.

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Using Implant Surgical Guides: Part I

Dr. John Carson explains the value of taking the time to fabricate an implant surgical guide.

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Minimizing Post-Operative Pain with Irrigation

When it comes to minimizing post-op pain for your patients, it's important to understand the chemistry behind various irrigation methods.

| 1 week ago
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Ideal Position of the Central Incisor

This article describes how to utilize concepts involving Facially Generated Treatment Planning to determine the ideal position of the central incisor.

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Spear Releases Two New Courses on the Orthodontic Implant Interface

Spear has released two new courses on the relationship between orthodontics and implants.

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A Comparison of Orthodontic Retention Options

In this in-depth look at orthodontic retainers, we show how each can be used and their advantages/disadvantages.

| 2 weeks ago
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Resizing Teeth Mid-Ortho

Dr. John Carson explains why he believes resizing teeth during orthodontic treatment is key to an ideal restoration.

| 2 weeks ago
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How a Spear Study Club Boosted This Orthodontist's Referral Relationships

This orthodontist's story shows that Study Clubs enable growth inside and out, from enhanced referral relationships to a more skillful and satisfying...

| 2 weeks ago
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Why No Dental Practice Should Have a Waiting Room

Imtiaz Manji shares his advice on how to create a welcoming, relaxing pre-appointment environment for your patients.

| 2 weeks ago