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Spear’s Dental Team Recognition Program in Celebration of Gratitude Month

Spear’s Dental Team Recognition Program in Celebration of Gratitude Month

Dental team recognition should happen all year, but we know it is hard to make it a priority. As part of Gratitude Month, Spear celebrates teams using...

| 2 weeks ago
The Importance of Ergonomics in Dentistry: How Staff Well-Being Supports Practice Resiliency

The Importance of Ergonomics in Dentistry: How Staff Well-Being Supports Practice Resiliency

The importance of ergonomics in dentistry is often underestimated, even though almost all dental professionals report pain from daily work.

| 4 weeks ago
Creating Habits That Highlight the Benefits of Patient Education

Creating Habits That Highlight the Benefits of Patient Education

Utilizing the benefits of patient education is one way to create positive change and start building habits within your practice. Spear's Orientation Specialist,...

| 1 month ago
Three Team Building Ideas for Dental Offices

Three Team Building Ideas for Dental Offices

Team building ideas for dental offices create a more cohesive and aligned staff. Celebrations, conflict resolution and goal setting are key components...

| 4 months ago
Integrating Myofunctional Therapy Training into Your Dental Practice with BROOM Screening

Integrating Myofunctional Therapy Training into Your Dental Practice with BROOM Screening

Conducting myofunctional therapy training for dental staff using the screening tool ‘BROOM', provides details about your patient's health. Before your...

| 5 months ago
A Lesson in Leadership: Dr. Mark Sutor
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A Lesson in Leadership: Dr. Mark Sutor

Dr. Sutor shares his thoughts on leadership – in life, in practice and in a study...

| 10 months ago
12 Things Dentists Say That Undermines Team Psychological Safety—and What to Say Instead
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12 Things Dentists Say That Undermines Team Psychological Safety—and What to Say Instead

Dr. Ricardo Mitrani explores 12 reasons why practice owners struggle to foster psychological safety—and why a 'litmus test' is valuable.

| 1 year ago
Creating Psychological Safety in the Dental Practice – Three Key Considerations

Creating Psychological Safety in the Dental Practice – Three Key Considerations

Psychological safety is the key to growth and innovation in the dental practice—but how can you foster it? Dr. Ricardo Mitrani shares tips from his own experience.

| 1 year ago
Building Trust through Better Communication – a Conversation with Amy Morgan

Building Trust through Better Communication – a Conversation with Amy Morgan

Practice management expert Amy Morgan discusses why communication is the key to building (and rebuilding) trust in a noisy world.

| 1 year ago
Tough Conversations with the Team – Is it Now or Never?
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Tough Conversations with the Team – Is it Now or Never?

President of the Arizona Dental Hygienist Association Jeanette Lalli discusses why tough conversations are the key to transformation in the wake of COVID-19.

| 1 year ago
Psychological Safety in the Dental Office
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Psychological Safety in the Dental Office

Struggling to motivate your team? The problem is (probably) you. Dr. Ricardo Mitrani explains why.

| 1 year ago
Post-Pandemic Dentistry: Realizing the Opportunity in Cracked Teeth

Post-Pandemic Dentistry: Realizing the Opportunity in Cracked Teeth

Cracked teeth are on the rise since the pandemic – and the perfect opportunity to improve patient communication and profitability. Find out...

| 1 year ago