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Dental Photography Staff Training Course Now Live!
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Dental Photography Staff Training Course Now Live!

Complete diagnosis and treatment planning is far easier when the dentist has a complete set of clinical photographs to use during the treatment planning...

| 3 years ago
Ortho vs. Restorative Course Now Live!
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Ortho vs. Restorative Course Now Live!

'Can I treat this patient without orthodontics?' This is one of the questions that Dr. Frank Spear gets asked the most by restorative dentists. Excessive,...

| 3 years ago
Top 4 Facebook Posting Tips for Dentists
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Top 4 Facebook Posting Tips for Dentists

As a dentist in today's world, it's important for you to have an online presence in order to interact with your patients and colleagues. It's also imperative...

| 3 years ago
Troubleshooting Radiographs is Now Live!
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Troubleshooting Radiographs is Now Live!

In spite of your best efforts, there will be occasions when your images don't come out the way you had hoped. The key to correcting a less-than-adequate...

| 3 years ago
New from Dr. Frank Spear - Management of Gingival Levels: Part II
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New from Dr. Frank Spear - Management of Gingival Levels: Part II

Dr. Frank Spear gets a lot of questions about treatment plans for patients with excess gingival display, otherwise known as a gummy smile. Although these...

| 3 years ago
Basic Endodontic Diagnosis Course Now Available
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Basic Endodontic Diagnosis Course Now Available

An endodontic diagnosis, or any type of diagnosis, made when treating patients is important because it informs the intention to treat. Clinicians need...

| 4 years ago
Bite Registration Techniques: New Course Added
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Bite Registration Techniques: New Course Added

When mounting diagnostic models the bite record determines the relationship of the lower model to the upper. There are three ways to obtain this relationship:...

| 4 years ago
New Restorative Course: Setting Teeth for Our Edentulous Patients
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New Restorative Course: Setting Teeth for Our Edentulous Patients

Setting teeth for edentulous patients – those without teeth or soon-to-be without teeth – can be quite overwhelming for some clinicians....

| 4 years ago
New From Frank Spear: Treatment Planning Evolution with Practice Evolution
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New From Frank Spear: Treatment Planning Evolution with Practice Evolution

There are many factors that enter into the processes of treatment planning and case presentation. One factor that we don't often think about is the fact...

| 4 years ago
New From Frank Spear: Treatment Planning for Complex Patients
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New From Frank Spear: Treatment Planning for Complex Patients

One of the greatest challenges in practice is when you are treating a new patient for the first time and you are shocked by the condition of their mouth....

| 4 years ago
The Real Role of the Dental Assistant
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The Real Role of the Dental Assistant

Helping the doctor stay organized during and after procedures is critical to efficient time management. The dental assistant acts as a chairside manager...

| 4 years ago
Get the Facts on Wax
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Get the Facts on Wax

A clear vision of the esthetic and functional outcome of a case must be established to effectively communicate the details to the technician who is fabricating...

| 4 years ago