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Do I Have 'TMJ?'

Learn to clarify the confusion about the diagnosis of TMJ, TMD, TMJD, and other temporomandibular joint disorders.

By Kevin Huff on October 16, 2019

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7 Ways to Increase Implant Productivity with Your Lab

Work more efficiently with your dental lab following these tips on everything from scan bodies and impression posts to implants in the esthetic zone.

By Edward Roman on October 21, 2019
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Practice Management
Fuel Your Wishes
By John Carson on October 18, 2019
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Techniques & Materials
Do I Have 'TMJ?'
By Kevin Huff on October 16, 2019
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Techniques & Materials
Material Update: LuxaCrown
By Robert Winter on October 14, 2019
Fuel Your Wishes
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Fuel Your Wishes

Dentistry is stressful, given the demands we place on ourselves — not just from a clinical and patient standpoint, but also leading teams and...

| 3 days ago
Material Update: LuxaCrown
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Material Update: LuxaCrown

LuxaCrown is similar to provisional materials, but lasts up to five years, making it an excellent option for long-term provisionals, transitional restorations...

| 1 week ago
Modern Periodontal Regeneration - Advances in Tissue Engineering for Improved Clinical Outcomes
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Modern Periodontal Regeneration - Advances in Tissue Engineering for Improved Clinical Outcomes

Periodontal treatment has advanced with tissue engineering-based regeneration to save the natural dentition and biologic therapies, such as growth factors...

| 1 week ago
Pride Acquisition Enhances Practice Solutions’ Technology-Enabled Consulting
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Pride Acquisition Enhances Practice Solutions’ Technology-Enabled Consulting

Not 'consulting' as we once knew it, Practice Solutions gives dentists and the practice teams a platform that blends traditional consulting with real-time...

| 1 week ago
‘Conversation Essentials’ Equip Your Team to Answer Patients’ Burning Questions
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‘Conversation Essentials’ Equip Your Team to Answer Patients’ Burning Questions

The new Spear Online 'Conversation Essentials' series provides your practice team with video vignettes that highlight supportive responses to address...

| 1 week ago
Internal Bleaching of the Dark Tooth
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Internal Bleaching of the Dark Tooth

With updates to dental materials and recent technique changes, restoring dark teeth in the esthetic zone is more low-risk than you might think.

| 2 weeks ago
Study Club Module: Managing the Unesthetic Single Tooth Implant
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Study Club Module: Managing the Unesthetic Single Tooth Implant

Dr. Gregg Kinzer discusses effective treatment options for unesthetic, single-tooth implants.

| 2 weeks ago
Tuesday Tip: It’s the Last Quarter, Time to ‘Lock and Load’
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Tuesday Tip: It’s the Last Quarter, Time to ‘Lock and Load’

Use this Q4 practice management checklist to prepare your dental practice team for the end-of-the-year push.

| 2 weeks ago
A Technique for Evaluating the Continuity of Implant Hex Connections
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A Technique for Evaluating the Continuity of Implant Hex Connections

Dr. Bonk describes an implant impression technique that provides for definitive observation of the integrity of the hex.

| 3 weeks ago
How Spear Study Club Saved One Doctor From Quitting Dentistry
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How Spear Study Club Saved One Doctor From Quitting Dentistry

Through Spear Study Club Dr. Kenneth Yost reignited his love and passion for dentistry, Spear Talk Highlight – Handling a Hostile...

| 3 weeks ago
Children Sleep Studies: A ‘Gold Standard’ in Need of Polishing
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Children Sleep Studies: A ‘Gold Standard’ in Need of Polishing

Even if a sleep study comes back ‘normal,' a child may still have a compromised airway.

| 3 weeks ago
What Makes Muscles Hurt?
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What Makes Muscles Hurt?

When patients present with muscle pain, there may be reasons other than occlusal interferences that do not resolve with traditional therapy.

| 3 weeks ago