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The Future of Dentistry: Continuing Education in the Digital Age

The Future of Dentistry: Continuing Education in the Digital Age

Spear Talk moderators and campus mentors Drs. Jeff Bonk and Jeff Lineberry discuss what the future holds for dental continuing education—on campus and online.

| 1 day ago
Spear Member Highlight – Dr. Daniel Balderrama

Spear Member Highlight – Dr. Daniel Balderrama

Meet Dr. Daniel Balderrama, an Illinois-based practice owner and Spear member who transformed his team through continuing education with Spear.

| 4 days ago
Spear Member Highlight – Dr. Anthony Nguyen
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Spear Member Highlight – Dr. Anthony Nguyen

Meet Dr. Anthony Nguyen – a restorative dentist, UCLA faculty member and new practice owner – and learn how this ambitious dentist prepared...

| 4 weeks ago
The Global Evolution of Spear Study Clubs

The Global Evolution of Spear Study Clubs

Dr. Ricardo Mitrani discusses how a recent global Spear Study Club event represented an important milestone for the clinical community and the future...

| 1 month ago
Collective Intelligence and the Future of Dentistry

Collective Intelligence and the Future of Dentistry

In our series kickoff, Dr. Jeff Bonk explores the concept of 'collective intelligence,' the future of dentistry and the power of the Spear community.

| 1 month ago
Shade Selection for Posterior Teeth – Lab Communication Essentials
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Shade Selection for Posterior Teeth – Lab Communication Essentials

Dr. Bob Winter shares tips to achieve a near perfect match to natural posterior teeth through better communication with your dental lab technician.

| 1 month ago
Psychological Safety in the Dental Office
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Psychological Safety in the Dental Office

Struggling to motivate your team? The problem is (probably) you. Dr. Ricardo Mitrani explains why.

| 1 month ago
Post-Pandemic Dentistry: Realizing the Opportunity in Cracked Teeth

Post-Pandemic Dentistry: Realizing the Opportunity in Cracked Teeth

Cracked teeth are on the rise since the pandemic – and the perfect opportunity to improve patient communication and profitability. Find out...

| 2 months ago
Restorative Movement of Mal-aligned Teeth: A Collaborative Approach
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Restorative Movement of Mal-aligned Teeth: A Collaborative Approach

Learn a step-by-step approach – for both the dentist and ceramist – to make the restorative movement of teeth...

| 3 months ago
When Patients Present With Confusing Pain
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When Patients Present With Confusing Pain

Nine potential causes of pain for patients who don't have an obvious diagnosis.

| 3 months ago
Which Joint Classification System Should I Use?
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Which Joint Classification System Should I Use?

Learn how to determine when the Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorder (RDC/TMD), the Wilkes Classification System and the Piper Classification...

| 4 months ago
How to Transition a Removable Implant-Supported Solution to a Fixed Prosthesis (Part 2)

How to Transition a Removable Implant-Supported Solution to a Fixed Prosthesis (Part 2)

In the final part of his series, Dr. Ricardo Mitrani explains more about helping patients avoid misjudging the value of preexisting dental implants.

| 4 months ago