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Dental ‘Cloacopapyrology’ - Playing ‘Zone Defense’ Against COVID-19
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Dental ‘Cloacopapyrology’ - Playing ‘Zone Defense’ Against COVID-19

Working in a COVID-19 recovery environment means today's dental practice must be prepared to manage infection control, but also patient anxiety.

| 3 days ago
The ‘Trial Smile’ Overlay Template
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The ‘Trial Smile’ Overlay Template

Discover the benefits and pitfalls of employing the 'Trial Smile' overlay template and how this simple, convenient, and non-invasive tool can provide...

| 2 weeks ago
Dental 'Cloacopapyrology' – Opportunities for Growth During COVID-19
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Dental 'Cloacopapyrology' – Opportunities for Growth During COVID-19

What does toilet paper have to do with dentistry? Dr. Jeff Bonk provides some 'tear away' info to consider in this time of crisis.

| 1 month ago
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 month 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'...

| 2 months 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...

| 3 months 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.

| 4 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.

| 6 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.

| 6 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.

| 7 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...

| 9 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...

| 10 months ago