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The Importance of White Balance in Dental Photography
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The Importance of White Balance in Dental Photography

Spear's Dr. Andy Janiga shares the importance of white balance in dental photography and best practices in camera settings.

| 3 months ago
Two Restorative Uses for Teflon Tape in Dentistry

Two Restorative Uses for Teflon Tape in Dentistry

Dr. Andy Janiga shares the versatile nature of Teflon tape in restorative dentistry to enhance precision in deep margin elevation procedures and Class...

| 4 months ago
Dental Photography 101

Dental Photography 101

Dental photography is an integral part of the treatment planning process. Dr. Andy Janiga shares best practices for creating better photos to aid in case...

| 11 months ago
How Pulp Testing Can Benefit Restorative Dentistry
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How Pulp Testing Can Benefit Restorative Dentistry

Spear's Dr. Andy Janiga explains how restorative dentists can benefit from the use of pulp testing before starting treatment on a patient.

| 1 year ago
All About Articaine Hydrochloride and Dentistry
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All About Articaine Hydrochloride and Dentistry

Articaine hydrochloride has become a popular local anesthetic for dentistry due to its versatility and effectiveness passing through bone and the nerve...

| 1 year ago
How to Find (and Get) the Right Job as a New Dentist

How to Find (and Get) the Right Job as a New Dentist

Looking to land the right job at the right dental practice? Dr. Andy Janiga shares his tips for new dentists and recent dental school grads.

| 2 years ago
Benefits of Deep Margin Elevation for Treating Subgingival Margins
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Benefits of Deep Margin Elevation for Treating Subgingival Margins

What do you know about deep margin elevation? Here's an overview into the process and benefits.

| 2 years ago
An Introduction to Silver Diamine Fluoride

An Introduction to Silver Diamine Fluoride

Dr. Andy Janiga explains the history of using silver-based products for caries management and how silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is being utilized to prevent...

| 2 years ago
Using Caries Detection Dyes

Using Caries Detection Dyes

Caries detection dyes help dentists determine when to stop tooth preparations in conservative treatment.

| 2 years ago
Pulp Capping: Can We and Should We?
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Pulp Capping: Can We and Should We?

Learn why endodontic diagnosis on a tooth with deep carious lesions is essential in determining the need for pulp capping, which is divided in to two...

| 3 years ago
Dentistry with a Mission

Dentistry with a Mission

With Armed Forces Day in mind, it's time to recognize military Dental Corps members and the many dental professionals who've served their country.

| 3 years ago
Simplifying the Rubber Dam
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Simplifying the Rubber Dam

With the rise in emergency care due to the new coronavirus, it's time for dentists to reconsider rubber dams and recognize their value to minimize saliva-...

| 3 years ago