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7 Common Problems with Layering Anterior Composites and How to Fix Them
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7 Common Problems with Layering Anterior Composites and How to Fix Them

Dr. Dawn Wehking shares her solutions to common problems faced in layering composites in the esthetic zone.

| 1 month ago
Immediate Implant Placement of a Narrow Diameter Implant on a Maxillary Lateral Site
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Immediate Implant Placement of a Narrow Diameter Implant on a Maxillary Lateral Site

Follow Dr. Mitrani's visual essay on how to address an immediate implant placement and fabrication of a definitive ceramic restoration of a maxillary...

| 1 month ago
Practice Team Training Essentials – a Dental Assistant’s Perspective
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Practice Team Training Essentials – a Dental Assistant’s Perspective

Discover how Spear Online provides role-specific training for dental assistants and every member of your practice team, no matter what your practice is...

| 1 month ago
How to Make a Provisional Vanity Denture in Your Dental Practice
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How to Make a Provisional Vanity Denture in Your Dental Practice

The psychological impact of going without dentures can be significant for a patient. Learn how to make a quick, in-house vanity prosthesis by duplicating...

| 1 month ago
Navigating the Ideal Hygiene Exam That Gets to the ‘Yes’ in the Age of COVID-19
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Navigating the Ideal Hygiene Exam That Gets to the ‘Yes’ in the Age of COVID-19

Learn how to create an effective hygiene exam that influences and inspires even the most skeptical patient to commit to comprehensive dental care.

| 1 month ago
Evidence-Based Dentistry: How Good is the Evidence?
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Evidence-Based Dentistry: How Good is the Evidence?

Many of the concepts taught in occlusion and TMD are unsupported in the literature and are in direct conflict with literature in peer-reviewed journals,...

| 1 month ago
Dentist or Technician: Who Chooses the Implant Abutment?
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Dentist or Technician: Who Chooses the Implant Abutment?

The decision on the definitive implant abutment selection should be a collaboration between the dentist and the dental lab technician.

| 1 month ago
Virtual Summit 2020: Annual Dental Event Continues into October
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Virtual Summit 2020: Annual Dental Event Continues into October

Spear Summit 2020, scheduled online over three separate Saturdays, provides attendees with added opportunity to engage with presenters on a virtual...

| 1 month ago
I Am Happy with My Insurance-Based Dental Practice
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I Am Happy with My Insurance-Based Dental Practice

There is no doubt an insurance-based dental practice is run differently than a fee-for-service practice. Is one better than the other? No, they are just...

| 1 month ago
New Study Club Module: Optimizing the Outcome in the Transition to Edentulism
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New Study Club Module: Optimizing the Outcome in the Transition to Edentulism

The latest Spear Study Club module addresses how dentists can optimize outcomes for patients transitioning to total edentulism.

| 1 month ago
Avoid Nonessential Dental Care NOW? How Dentistry Heard the WHO
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Avoid Nonessential Dental Care NOW? How Dentistry Heard the WHO

Dr. Gary DeWood clarifies how a recent World Health Organization dental article was misunderstood as counter to safety recommendations and guidelines...

| 1 month ago
New Spear Online Course — Advanced Endodontic Diagnosis
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New Spear Online Course — Advanced Endodontic Diagnosis

A new CE-eligible Spear Online video course features Dr. David Landwehr explaining endodontic diagnostic dilemmas.

| 1 month ago