As we continue to offer insightful content 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.

Eight Steps to FGTP [Part I]
By Frank Spear
Planning treatment for wear patients can be difficult because of all the different possibilities that can occur as teeth wear. In some patients the wear is isolated to only a few teeth, which means the vertical dimension can't change, so if the worn teeth are in occlusion, they must have erupted. Read more >>

Simple Steps to Curb Postoperative Sensitivity
By John Carson
Over the years many advances in knowledge and technology have decreased the incidence of postoperative sensitivity and pain. However, some of our best advancements when not used correctly can actually lead to astounding sensitivity and pain. Read more >>

How to Approach Problems of Tooth Display
By Gregg Kinzer
After evaluating an 18-year old patient for the four causes of minimal tooth display, I realized that the immediate problem that needed to be addressed was tooth proportion. In order to address tooth proportion and ensure an esthetic end result, the proper sequencing of the steps needs to be followed. Read more >>

Surround Yourself With the Right People
By Imtiaz Manji
As an adult it's important to surround yourself with the right influences. You can give yourself such a boost and make your life so much more fun and meaningful just by being around people who recognize your true value and who share your aspirations and your passion. Read more >>

The Truth About Cross-Mount Cases
By Bob Winter
Why is cross-mounting so important? It is used in the laboratory to verify, replicate, or correct the horizontal plane. Cross-mounting is an important process used to verify the clinical scenario and make the final restorations with predictability. Read more >>