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Understanding and Recognizing Mouth Breathing

How can you explain to your patients the need to breath through the nose, not the mouth? This article offers research-based information to help clinicians...

| 10 months ago
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INFOGRAPHIC: How to Revolutionize Your Dental Practice in 6 Weeks

Team meetings can help get your dental practice team on the same page, but how do you affect true change? We have the answer.

| 1 year ago
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New Spear Online Course: “Establishing Value for your Treatment Plan with New or Existing Patients”

Dr. Frank Spear discusses how even long-time patients may need more information on the value of treatment because of the related fees.

| 1 year ago
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'Impact of Mouth Breathing on Oral and General Health, Part 1' is Now Live!

Mouth breathing is more than just an aesthetic problem, and can contribute to negative health conditions. This can present significant problems, especially...

| 1 year ago
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'The Importance of Medical/Dental Histories in Understanding a Patient’s Overall Health' is Now Live!

What type of medical history questions do you ask your patients? Do you ever update this information for your existing patients? Sometimes patients may...

| 1 year ago
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Oral Cancer Awareness - Will You Be Part of the Change?

Did you know that April 14th through the 20th is National Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week? Providing a comprehensive extra and intra-oral exam for...

| 1 year ago
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'What's the Difference' is Now Live!

Spear presents a course by Kim Miller, R.D.H., B.S.D.H. – 'What's the Difference?' This five lesson course is helpful for dental coding that can seem confusing and redundant. Kim Miller...

| 1 year ago
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Ergonomics for Enhanced Clinical Performance

Physical pain, more often than not, is an indicator of poor ergonomics.

| 2 years ago
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The Best Ever Hygiene Exam is Now Live!

Too much to do and not enough time to get it all done? Screening your patients quickly and prioritizing their needs is the secret to dental hygiene time...

| 2 years ago
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The Impact From the Hygiene Operatory on Composite Restorations: Part I

Before and after a composite restoration. As clinicians, we spend a considerable amount of time placing composite restorations that strive to re-create...

| 2 years ago
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Study: Wearing Dentures at Night Raises Pneumonia Risk in Seniors

According to a recent issue of the Journal of Dental Research, seniors that sleep with their dentures in are at a higher risk of developing pneumonia....

| 2 years ago
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Scheduling 'Bump' Days in Hygiene

I'm betting that not all of the patients in your practice who have dental needs have made arrangements to have that dentistry completed.  That would most...

| 2 years ago