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Creating Connections Through Spear Study Club

Dr. Karl Andreasen shares how Spear Study Club increased his passion for dentistry and helped him streamline interdisciplinary casework.

By Kaitlyn Thompson on July 19, 2019

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Options for Determining Vertical Dimension with Edentulous Patients (Part 2)

Learn approaches to determining occlusal vertical dimension with the goal of building confidence in managing edentulous patients.

By Darin Dichter on July 18, 2019
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Practice Management
How Do You Find a Good Mentor?
By Carl Steinberg on July 15, 2019
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Occlusion & Wear
Redefining Occlusion
By Jim Mckee on July 11, 2019
New ‘Patient Perceptions’ White Paper Highlights the True Value of Modern Dentistry
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New ‘Patient Perceptions’ White Paper Highlights the True Value of Modern Dentistry

Spear examines why so few Americans are going to the dentist and how clinicians can establish a more meaningful rapport with often-skeptical patients.

| 2 days ago
Tuesday Tip: Leadership Lessons From Optimus Prime
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Tuesday Tip: Leadership Lessons From Optimus Prime

Believe it or not, the Autobots can teach you quite a bit about how to run your dental practice.

| 3 days ago
How Do You Find a Good Mentor?
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How Do You Find a Good Mentor?

Dr. Carl Steinberg explores the value of intentionally cultivating dental mentors.

| 4 days ago
Study Club Module: Treatment Planning Dark Teeth in the Esthetic Zone
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Study Club Module: Treatment Planning Dark Teeth in the Esthetic Zone

Dr. Greggory Kinzer discusses strategies to help patients feel more secure about one of their most important features — their...

| 1 week ago
Redefining Occlusion
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Redefining Occlusion

Defining occlusion based only on tooth position has its shortcomings. To offer patients appropriate treatment, occlusion evaluation should consist of...

| 1 week ago
What Do They Teach You in Dental School?
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What Do They Teach You in Dental School?

Learning dentistry goes beyond just what you can be taught in dental school. You can continue to grow your skills with the help of mentors and hands-on...

| 1 week ago
Functional Incisal Edges: Managing the Incisal Guidance
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Functional Incisal Edges: Managing the Incisal Guidance

Calibrating and adjusting the new veneers with the existing opposing teeth is a necessity for their functional relationship.

| 2 weeks ago
Contemporary Implant Dentistry: Diagnostic Risk Management
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Contemporary Implant Dentistry: Diagnostic Risk Management

There are several risks a clinician must consider when using a dental implant as a treatment option. Learning to acquire and utilize the appropriate diagnostic...

| 2 weeks ago
5 Ways to Improve Dentist-Lab Relations
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5 Ways to Improve Dentist-Lab Relations

Building a positive relationship with your dental laboratory is essential for efficient treatment for your patients.

| 2 weeks ago
Spear Talk Highlight – How to Prevent Staff Stress and an Office ‘Coup’
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Spear Talk Highlight – How to Prevent Staff Stress and an Office ‘Coup’

The Spear Online forum gives clinicians a sales-free space to learn from specific cases and anecdotes shared by colleagues.

| 3 weeks ago
The Importance of Continuing Education for New Dentists
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The Importance of Continuing Education for New Dentists

Dental school graduation is just the first step in a lifetime of learning.

| 3 weeks ago
New Course: The 5-Step Approach to Fabricate Conventional Dentures
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New Course: The 5-Step Approach to Fabricate Conventional Dentures

In the new Spear Online course, Dr. Darin Dichter highlights the value of conventional dentures and the essentials for effective fabrication.

| 3 weeks ago