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How to Start Ground Marketing with Zero Dollars

How to Start Ground Marketing with Zero Dollars

Marketing your practice doesn't have to cost a lot of money up front. Use these tips to get started without spending a dime.

| 1 year ago
PFM or Zirconia Crown? A Patient’s Question and Concerns

PFM or Zirconia Crown? A Patient’s Question and Concerns

Today's patients are very much aware of dentistry and its benefits to oral health. This greater engagement has led to our patients asking more questions...

| 1 year ago
Increasing Comprehensive “Airway” Exams: Getting Patients Out of the Hygiene Operatory

Increasing Comprehensive “Airway” Exams: Getting Patients Out of the Hygiene Operatory

Getting patients to agree to more comprehensive treatment requires getting them out of the hygiene chair and to start talking about their health.

| 1 year ago
A Lesson in Leadership: Dr. Mark Sutor
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A Lesson in Leadership: Dr. Mark Sutor

Dr. Sutor shares his thoughts on leadership – in life, in practice and in a study...

| 1 year ago
Understanding and Recognizing Mouth Breathing
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Understanding and Recognizing Mouth Breathing

How can you explain to your patients the need to breath through the nose, not the mouth? This article offers research-based information to help clinicians...

| 1 year ago
Spear Member Highlight – Dr. Kate von Lackum

Spear Member Highlight – Dr. Kate von Lackum

Learn how periodontist and Spear Study Club leader Dr. Kate von Lackum has created honest, productive relationships with patients and her referral network.

| 1 year ago
Advanced FGTP – The Inclusion of Airway Prosthodontics

Advanced FGTP – The Inclusion of Airway Prosthodontics

Today, airway has become part of what I refer to as advanced FGTP. Our cases need to start with an awareness of anatomic issues that could be related...

| 1 year ago
Dr. Robert Winter Reports Antioxidant Updates

Dr. Robert Winter Reports Antioxidant Updates

Dr. Robert Winter brings dentists up to date with the latest antioxidant research to fight systemic inflammation in patients.

| 1 year ago
Novaloc Overdenture System: A New Approach To Low-Profile Attachments

Novaloc Overdenture System: A New Approach To Low-Profile Attachments

While creating a new upper and lower overdenture definitive restoration, I identified many scenarios where a Straumann Novaloc attachment system could...

| 1 year ago
What Dentists Can Learn from 2021’s Effects on Dental Practice Hiring

What Dentists Can Learn from 2021’s Effects on Dental Practice Hiring

If you're having a hard time getting people to apply to work at your dental practice, you're not alone. Here's why this problem is happening, and how...

| 1 year ago
Piloting a New Learning Path – The Creation of Spear Interactive

Piloting a New Learning Path – The Creation of Spear Interactive

Based on research done to support the modern reality of dental education, Spear Education has developed new modalities of learning, designed to educate...

| 1 year ago
Top 6 Methods for Managing Gagging Patients

Top 6 Methods for Managing Gagging Patients

Dr. Jeff Lineberry lists his top 6 methods for managing patients who have a hyperactive gag...

| 1 year ago