With all of the great content offered by the Spear Faculty and guest writers each month, we want to make certain that you don’t miss any of it. The following is a monthly wrap-up of the articles that resonated with our valued readers and demonstrates the depth and breadth of what we cover. How to Give a Painless Injection [Part I] By Darin O'Bryan Patients don’t understand if your margins are impeccable or if you have put them in the most stable occlussal scheme possible. But if you make them jump when you give them an injection, they sure as heck remember that. Read more >>   My Favorite Photograph By Bob Winter As a clinician, I look for a consistent and predictable means to help me properly diagnose and treatment plan patients. As a technician, I look for a consistent and predictable process that allows me to achieve the desired outcome when fabricating restorations. Read more >>    Beat the Overhead Game By Imtiaz Manji When I see dentists who are feeling pressured by runaway expenses, I find it’s seldom a result of reckless spending. If anything, they’re often too focused on cutting expenses. Read more >>   How to Root Bank By Mark Fleming In a really esthetically-concerned patient, root banking is a great treatment option as long as the patient has a biologically healthy root and they don’t have any periodontal problems. Read more >>   MythBusters: Dentistry Edition By Denise Prichard With the millions of articles littering the Internet, patients could be stumbling upon articles about dental myths that they may take seriously. The following is a list of the most common dental myths circulating that may be lingering in the minds of your patients. Read more >>   Tooth Wear Appliances: Full Arch Maxillary and Full Arch Mandibular By Frank Spear Conceptually, full coverage appliances decrease elevator muscle activity in excursive movements if they are designed with anterior guidance, but do not reduce elevator muscle activity during clenching since they have posterior occlusion. Read more >>   To learn important truths about patient value download the latest free eBook from Imtiaz Manji, The Patient as Consumer: Mastering Value Essentials for Today's Dentistry.