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The New Virtual Realities of Spear Study Club
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The New Virtual Realities of Spear Study Club

Discover how Spear Study Club's new online tools allow you to connect with members of your interdisciplinary team and collaborate on real cases without...

| 1 day ago
4 Burning Questions on Restorations with Ceramic or PFM Crowns
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4 Burning Questions on Restorations with Ceramic or PFM Crowns

Learn how to select between zirconia or porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns — a common issue that's addressed in Spear's 'Restorative Design'...

| 1 week ago
The Power and Influence of Dental Study Clubs
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The Power and Influence of Dental Study Clubs

Ready to start a study club? Or perhaps your club needs to refocus? Learn more about what makes clubs successful and beneficial to the interdisciplinary...

| 1 month ago
Managing Your Best Self – Pilot, Co-Pilot and Autopilot
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Managing Your Best Self – Pilot, Co-Pilot and Autopilot

Discover how to 'pilot' yourself toward Great Dentistry using methods from philosopher Brian Johnson.

| 2 months ago
Predictable Ceramic Veneer Margins - Eliminate Unsupported Enamel with ‘Tornado Technique’
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Predictable Ceramic Veneer Margins - Eliminate Unsupported Enamel with ‘Tornado Technique’

The 'Tornado Technique' provides a solid visual image for clinically preparing interproximal veneer margins in a strategic and effective manner.

| 4 months ago
12 Tips for Healthy Sleep
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12 Tips for Healthy Sleep

With an added focus on airway in restorative dentistry, these steps are ideal to share with patients struggling to achieve healthy sleep.

| 5 months ago
A Technique for Evaluating the Continuity of Implant Hex Connections
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A Technique for Evaluating the Continuity of Implant Hex Connections

Dr. Bonk describes an implant impression technique that provides for definitive observation of the integrity of the hex.

| 6 months ago
Dual-Arch Impressions: ‘Triple-Tray’ Technique – the Good, Bad and Ugly
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Dual-Arch Impressions: ‘Triple-Tray’ Technique – the Good, Bad and Ugly

Learn the 'triple-tray' impression technique and 9 tips on how to apply it in your...

| 7 months ago
The Ideal ‘Reduction Sauce’ for Restorative Success with Posterior Ceramic Onlays
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The Ideal ‘Reduction Sauce’ for Restorative Success with Posterior Ceramic Onlays

Whether it's ceramic onlays or great food, success stems from proper planning — and a great 'reduction' is all in the...

| 8 months ago
Functional Incisal Edges: Managing the Incisal Guidance
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Functional Incisal Edges: Managing the Incisal Guidance

Calibrating and adjusting the new veneers with the existing opposing teeth is a necessity for their functional relationship.

| 9 months ago
Try Before You Buy: Evaluating Indirect Restorative Impression Materials
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Try Before You Buy: Evaluating Indirect Restorative Impression Materials

Your guide to evaluating and selecting restorative impression materials that provide accuracy and predictability.

| 10 months ago
Taking the ‘Voodoo’ Out of Vertical Dimension of Occlusion 
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Taking the ‘Voodoo’ Out of Vertical Dimension of Occlusion 

Learn the definition of VDO and specific criteria for evaluation, decision-making and action for a change of vertical to address excessive tooth wear.

| 10 months ago