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New ‘Patient Perceptions’ White Paper Highlights the True Value of Modern Dentistry
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New ‘Patient Perceptions’ White Paper Highlights the True Value of Modern Dentistry

Spear examines why so few Americans are going to the dentist and how clinicians can establish a more meaningful rapport with often-skeptical patients.

| 3 months ago
Tuesday Tip: Leadership Lessons From Optimus Prime
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Tuesday Tip: Leadership Lessons From Optimus Prime

Believe it or not, the Autobots can teach you quite a bit about how to run your dental practice.

| 3 months ago
How Do You Find a Good Mentor?
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How Do You Find a Good Mentor?

Dr. Carl Steinberg explores the value of intentionally cultivating dental mentors.

| 3 months ago
Study Club Module: Treatment Planning Dark Teeth in the Esthetic Zone
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Study Club Module: Treatment Planning Dark Teeth in the Esthetic Zone

Dr. Greggory Kinzer discusses strategies to help patients feel more secure about one of their most important features — their...

| 3 months ago
Redefining Occlusion
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Redefining Occlusion

Defining occlusion based only on tooth position has its shortcomings. To offer patients appropriate treatment, occlusion evaluation should consist of...

| 4 months ago
What Do They Teach You in Dental School?
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What Do They Teach You in Dental School?

Learning dentistry goes beyond just what you can be taught in dental school. You can continue to grow your skills with the help of mentors and hands-on...

| 4 months ago
Functional Incisal Edges: Managing the Incisal Guidance
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Functional Incisal Edges: Managing the Incisal Guidance

Calibrating and adjusting the new veneers with the existing opposing teeth is a necessity for their functional relationship.

| 4 months ago
Contemporary Implant Dentistry: Diagnostic Risk Management
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Contemporary Implant Dentistry: Diagnostic Risk Management

There are several risks a clinician must consider when using a dental implant as a treatment option. Learning to acquire and utilize the appropriate diagnostic...

| 4 months ago
5 Ways to Improve Dentist-Lab Relations
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5 Ways to Improve Dentist-Lab Relations

Building a positive relationship with your dental laboratory is essential for efficient treatment for your patients.

| 4 months ago
Spear Talk Highlight – How to Prevent Staff Stress and an Office ‘Coup’
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Spear Talk Highlight – How to Prevent Staff Stress and an Office ‘Coup’

The Spear Online forum gives clinicians a sales-free space to learn from specific cases and anecdotes shared by colleagues.

| 4 months ago
The Importance of Continuing Education for New Dentists
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The Importance of Continuing Education for New Dentists

Dental school graduation is just the first step in a lifetime of learning.

| 4 months ago
New Course: The 5-Step Approach to Fabricate Conventional Dentures
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New Course: The 5-Step Approach to Fabricate Conventional Dentures

In the new Spear Online course, Dr. Darin Dichter highlights the value of conventional dentures and the essentials for effective fabrication.

| 4 months ago