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I Have this Patient Who...

At a couple of recent seminars, I had a large number of 'I have this patient who…' questions. My answer? Just like the parable of the fish, learning how to...

| 5 years ago
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The Digital-Doable Intersection

Frank has dedicated a tremendous amount of time to recording more than 130 online CE segments to date. And it's all been worth it. His recent...

| 5 years ago
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The Myth of the "Typical" Student

From seasoned practitioners to eager rookies, Frank comments on the changing face of the dental continuing education student.

| 6 years ago
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Flow

Flow. It's when everything disappears and we are fully immersed in the experiences, events and emotions of the moment. Daily stresses fall away, distractions...

| 6 years ago
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Celebrating the Fourth and Family

This Fourth of July, the Spear family decorated their classic 1951 Chevy pickup and participated in the parade on Whidbey...

| 6 years ago
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Photography Redux

Frank gets back to his photography roots by helping son Chris, a Realtor, with his first property shots.

| 6 years ago
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Provisional Appeal

Although many dentists see temporization as a challenge of complex dentistry, exceptional provisionals can put your dentistry front and center. When your...

| 6 years ago
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The Value of Community

From Maui the day after the Easter holiday, Frank contemplates the importance of community.

| 6 years ago
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Taking Inventory

Dedicate some time to look at what you're doing in your practice. Do you love it? Do you hate it? Is it profitable?

| 6 years ago
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The Simplest Way to Complex Dentistry

What are the keys to finding complex, cosmetic dentistry patients? Frank's insight may surprise you.

| 6 years ago
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Practice of Excellence

Let the good times roll! Following a phenomenal team-building seminar, Frank and the attendees cut loose.

| 6 years ago
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Communicating with Patients about Costs

While researching adding solar panels to his house in Maui, Frank sees some parallels to how we talk with our patients about treatment costs.

| 6 years ago