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Three Points of Clarity to Improve Dental Team Communication and the Tools to Get You There

Three Points of Clarity to Improve Dental Team Communication and the Tools to Get You There

Issues in dental team communication usually stem from lack of clarity. In this article, Aimee Fletcher provides tools and three points of clarity that...

| 1 day ago
How Pulp Testing Can Benefit Restorative Dentistry
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How Pulp Testing Can Benefit Restorative Dentistry

Spear's Dr. Andy Janiga explains how restorative dentists can benefit from the use of pulp testing before starting treatment on a patient.

| 3 days ago
Interdisciplinary Approach in Dentistry: Getting Patients Beyond Hygiene Operatory with Facially Generated Treatment Planning (FGTP)

Interdisciplinary Approach in Dentistry: Getting Patients Beyond Hygiene Operatory with Facially Generated Treatment Planning (FGTP)

An interdisciplinary approach in dentistry such as facially generated treatment planning get patients beyond hygiene operatory and into more comprehensive...

| 1 week ago
Dental Research Part 3: Types and Sources

Dental Research Part 3: Types and Sources

By digging deeper into sources and types of dental research available you can assess if what you find is valid before applying it as a standard in your...

| 1 week ago
Tips to Remove a Damaged Straumann Solid Abutment

Tips to Remove a Damaged Straumann Solid Abutment

Spear's Dr. John Carson shares a few tips that may make things a little easier should you ever need to remove a damaged Straumann solid abutment.

| 2 weeks ago
Dental Research Part 2: How to Find What You Need

Dental Research Part 2: How to Find What You Need

When conducting dental research, how do you find the resources you need? In the second part of this 3-part series, Dr. Winter gives tips for narrowing...

| 2 weeks ago
Utilizing RidgeFit Implants as Retention for Overdentures in Patients with Narrow Ridges
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Utilizing RidgeFit Implants as Retention for Overdentures in Patients with Narrow Ridges

In this visual essay, Dr. Mitrani shows how utilizing RidgeFit implants to convert existing dentures to implant overdentures can improve a patient's quality...

| 3 weeks ago
Dental Research Part 1:  Five Tips to Reduce Confirmation Bias
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Dental Research Part 1: Five Tips to Reduce Confirmation Bias

In the first of a three-part series, Dr. Bob Winter shares the importance of dental research in your practice. This article shares tips to reduce confirmation...

| 3 weeks ago
Spear MRI Interpretation Course for Dentists: MRI Post-Processing

Spear MRI Interpretation Course for Dentists: MRI Post-Processing

To enable dentists to have better understanding not only when to order an MRI but then how to interpret the results, Spear Education has developed a new...

| 4 weeks ago
Three Keys to Ceramic Dental Adhesion: Enamel, Dentin, and Cementum Variations

Three Keys to Ceramic Dental Adhesion: Enamel, Dentin, and Cementum Variations

Longevity and retention of direct composite restorations or indirect ceramic veneers depend on adequate adhesion to the tooth surface, making ceramic...

| 1 month ago
Clinical Remount Procedure: A Visual Guide

Clinical Remount Procedure: A Visual Guide

This visual guide of clinical remount procedures provides clinicians with options for efficiently fabricating these casts in the office, thereby preserving...

| 1 month ago
New Spear Online Courses for Dental Practice Teams:  Aligning Your Team and Compensation Strategies

New Spear Online Courses for Dental Practice Teams: Aligning Your Team and Compensation Strategies

In these two new Spear Education online courses, you will learn how to better align your dental practice team and how to compensate them to avoid turnover.

| 1 month ago

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