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Spear Member Highlight – Dr. Kate von Lackum

Learn how periodontist and Spear Study Club leader Dr. Kate von Lackum has created honest, productive relationships with patients and her referral network.

By Dan Weber on January 14, 2022

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Advanced FGTP – The Inclusion of Airway Prosthodontics

Today, airway has become part of what I refer to as advanced FGTP. Our cases need to start with an awareness of anatomic issues that could be related to airway dysfunction during growth and development and/or the changes that are currently creating m

By Jeffrey Rouse on January 10, 2022
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Top 6 Methods for Managing Gagging Patients
By Jeff Lineberry on December 24, 2021
Dr. Robert Winter Reports Antioxidant Updates

Dr. Robert Winter Reports Antioxidant Updates

Dr. Robert Winter brings dentists up to date with the latest antioxidant research to fight systemic inflammation in patients.

| 1 week ago
Novaloc Overdenture System: A New Approach To Low-Profile Attachments

Novaloc Overdenture System: A New Approach To Low-Profile Attachments

While creating a new upper and lower overdenture definitive restoration, I identified many scenarios where a Straumann Novaloc attachment system could...

| 1 week ago
What Dentists Can Learn from 2021’s Effects on Dental Practice Hiring

What Dentists Can Learn from 2021’s Effects on Dental Practice Hiring

If you're having a hard time getting people to apply to work at your dental practice, you're not alone. Here's why this problem is happening, and how...

| 2 weeks ago
Piloting a New Learning Path – The Creation of Spear Interactive

Piloting a New Learning Path – The Creation of Spear Interactive

Based on research done to support the modern reality of dental education, Spear Education has developed new modalities of learning, designed to educate...

| 2 weeks ago
Top 6 Methods for Managing Gagging Patients

Top 6 Methods for Managing Gagging Patients

Dr. Jeff Lineberry lists his top 6 methods for managing patients who have a hyperactive gag...

| 3 weeks ago
7 Hiring Mistakes Dentists Make – And What to Do Instead

7 Hiring Mistakes Dentists Make – And What to Do Instead

Dr. Michael Ling shares how to correct common hiring mistakes so your dental practice can become immune to labor shortages.

| 3 weeks ago
10 Steps to Posterior Crown Prep
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10 Steps to Posterior Crown Prep

Dr. Lineberry teaches 10 essential steps to preparing posterior crowns that can help any dentist make the process quick, predictable, and...

| 4 weeks ago
Creating Positive Change through Diversity in Dentistry

Creating Positive Change through Diversity in Dentistry

Only 3.8% of all dentists in the U.S. are Black, 5.2% are Hispanic, and a mere 1.1% are American Indians, Alaska Natives, or Pacific...

| 1 month ago
Why Service in the Dental Practice Matters Now More Than Ever
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Why Service in the Dental Practice Matters Now More Than Ever

Some dental practices have allowed their customer service to falter because of the pandemic. But, as Dr. Carson explains, now is the time for teams to...

| 1 month 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.

| 1 month ago
The Importance and Strategy Behind Custom Incisal Guide Tables

The Importance and Strategy Behind Custom Incisal Guide Tables

Custom anterior guide tables are the key to achieving more predictability for indirect restorations. Dr. Jeff Bonk explains why and how to use them.

| 1 month ago
Spear Concepts Help Florida Oral Surgeons Grow Practice 150%

Spear Concepts Help Florida Oral Surgeons Grow Practice 150%

'In our first year working with Spear's specialist program, our revenue went up well over 35%. So, it didn't take long to see real results. Overall,...

| 1 month ago