Skip to main content

Spear Digest

0

Ethical Dentistry: Teaching Students the Truth About Being a Dentist

Ethics in dentistry can be a touchy subject. Would teaching ethics in dental school change perceptions?

| 1 year ago
0

A Subtle Yet Simple Way to Improve Dental Treatment Acceptance Rates

Do you tell your dental patients what treatment they need, or do you help them learn and decide? Improve your treatment acceptance rates with these insights.

| 1 year ago
0

Selling Dentistry: Ethics or Income, and Other Choices Dentists Must Make

Dr. Kevin Kwiecien discusses the difficult decisions many dentists are forced to make. Are you selling or practicing dentistry?

| 1 year ago
0

An Educated Diagnosis and Appropriate Dental Treatment Plan

Dr. Kevin Kwiecien shares his list of the top six things to consider when creating a dental treatment plan.

| 1 year ago
0

Using a Leaf Gauge With Intention: Part III

Part I and Part II of this series reviewed the four common uses for the leaf gauge, separating the intent and use for each. In Part III, I will review...

| 2 years ago
0

Flipping the Triangle for Dental Patients: Part II

You can access Part I of this series by clicking on the link. A 2010 article by Margolius and Bodenheimer notes that, 'Somehow, there must be...

| 2 years ago
0

Flipping the Triangle for Dental Patients: Part I

In a recent post, I shared an article that resonates with me regarding dentists shifting the paradigm from tooth fixers to a business of giving patients...

| 2 years ago
1

Dental Patients: Another Identity Crisis?!

Is your livelihood based on your income from doing dentistry for your work?  In other words, are you dependent on money that you make from restoring teeth...

| 2 years ago
1

Dental Patients: Another Identity Crisis?!

Is your livelihood based on your income from doing dentistry for your work?  In other words, are you dependent on money that you make from restoring teeth...

| 2 years ago
1

Implementation: Is it Reality?

In a previous article, we looked at the common dilemma of implementation of concepts, techniques and philosophies after a quality learning experience....

| 2 years ago
1

Implementation: Is it Reality?

In a previous article, we looked at the common dilemma of implementation of concepts, techniques and philosophies after a quality learning experience....

| 2 years ago
2

Just Blame It on Your Dental Assistant

Remember the last time you were preparing a tooth for a crown and couldn't see at all because your mirror was soaked?  And your patient's head was turned...

| 2 years ago