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White Balance – the Unsung Hero in Dental Photography

Learn simple steps to master dental photography that accurately showcases esthetics.

By Dawn Wehking on August 23, 2019

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Spear Study Club Inspires with Hands-On Case Collaboration

Through Spear Study Club Dr. Laura Comeau found the fun in practicing dentistry while building valuable peer connections.

By Kaitlyn Thompson on August 23, 2019
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Airway
Why Do We Sleep?
By Jeffrey Rouse on August 19, 2019
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Practice Management
Designing a Welcoming Orthodontics Office
By Kaitlyn Thompson on August 16, 2019
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Beyond Restoration
Printing an Occlusal Guard
By John Carson on August 15, 2019
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Tuesday Tip: The Dental Insurance Conundrum
By Amy Morgan on August 13, 2019
When Ethics and Law Collide with Professionalism
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When Ethics and Law Collide with Professionalism

Ethical decision-making processes can be taught in organized courses of study. However, dentists often face circumstances in caring for their patients...

| 4 days ago
Why Do We Sleep?
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Why Do We Sleep?

With airway as an increasing focus in dentistry, it's important to understand why our patients deserve 7-8 hours of restful sleep a night.

| 6 days ago
Designing a Welcoming Orthodontics Office
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Designing a Welcoming Orthodontics Office

Consider these tips to make the experience more memorable and inviting for a wider variety of patients.

| 1 week ago
Printing an Occlusal Guard
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Printing an Occlusal Guard

Follow these 10 steps to understand how to make occlusal appliances in your...

| 1 week ago
Tuesday Tip: The Dental Insurance Conundrum
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Tuesday Tip: The Dental Insurance Conundrum

'To be in network, or not to be in network …?' Amy Morgan examines dental insurance challenges through a Shakespearean lens.

| 1 week ago
The Use of a Plaster Verification Jig to Ensure Accuracy of the Master Cast Jig
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The Use of a Plaster Verification Jig to Ensure Accuracy of the Master Cast Jig

Dr. Mitrani's visual essay outlines steps to understand materials and techniques to fabricate a plaster verification jig.

| 1 week ago
Dr. Gunson Brings Poet’s Spirit, OMFS Precision to ‘Esthetic Dilemmas’ Seminar
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Dr. Gunson Brings Poet’s Spirit, OMFS Precision to ‘Esthetic Dilemmas’ Seminar

Oral and maxillofacial surgeon Dr. Michael Gunson shares his passion for mentorship and interdisciplinary collaboration.

| 2 weeks ago
Dual-Arch Impressions: ‘Triple-Tray’ Technique – the Good, Bad and Ugly
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Dual-Arch Impressions: ‘Triple-Tray’ Technique – the Good, Bad and Ugly

Learn the 'triple-tray' impression technique and 9 tips on how to apply it in your...

| 2 weeks ago
My Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block Didn’t Work - Now What?
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My Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block Didn’t Work - Now What?

Consider learning these alternatives to IANB for anesthetic techniques to help ensure patients are more comfortable.

| 2 weeks ago
Is It Time to Rethink TMJ Surgery?
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Is It Time to Rethink TMJ Surgery?

While TMJ problems were assumed to affect adults, recent literature shows that the TMJ is injured earlier in life than previously suspected, and earlier...

| 2 weeks ago
Study Club Module: Treatment Options for Injured Jaw Joints
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Study Club Module: Treatment Options for Injured Jaw Joints

In this new Spear Study Club module, Dr. Jim McKee discusses how to diagnose and treat temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD).

| 3 weeks ago
Managing Access Openings in Existing Crowns with Bonded Resin Restorations
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Managing Access Openings in Existing Crowns with Bonded Resin Restorations

Learn steps to address access opening restorations with greater precision, including when a previously crowned tooth requires endodontic therapy.

| 3 weeks ago