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Optimizing Your Dental Office Communication Systems

Optimizing Your Dental Office Communication Systems

Unlock the potential of your dental office communication system. From role assignments to empowering patients, learn strategies for seamless care coordination.

| 3 weeks ago
Traditional and Updated Ways to Reduce Dental Anxiety for Patients

Traditional and Updated Ways to Reduce Dental Anxiety for Patients

Boost experiences and accessibility by embracing modern ways to reduce dental anxiety for patients, like VR, chairside videos, and telehealth.

| 3 months ago
Top 5 Ways Dentists Can Promote Dental Hygiene Month

Top 5 Ways Dentists Can Promote Dental Hygiene Month

Celebrate Dental Hygiene Month this October by engaging your patients and your team with Spear Education resources.

| 4 months ago
OSHA Training for Dental Assistants:  Empowering Your Dental Team

OSHA Training for Dental Assistants: Empowering Your Dental Team

OSHA training for dental assistants that focuses on bloodborne pathogens and hazard communication will empower your team to take ownership of workplace...

| 6 months ago
Protective Eyewear for Dental Patients: What to Use and When to Use it

Protective Eyewear for Dental Patients: What to Use and When to Use it

Dentists who do not provide protective eyewear for dental patients put them at increased risk of injuries. Here is what you need to know about keeping...

| 6 months ago
OSHA in the Dental Office: Guidance for the Practice Manager

OSHA in the Dental Office: Guidance for the Practice Manager

To implement standards for OSHA in the dental office you should do a thorough hazard audit of your office and review all the potential individual regulations...

| 8 months ago
Using the CDC’s Infection Control Pyramid to Minimize and Manage Hazards
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Using the CDC’s Infection Control Pyramid to Minimize and Manage Hazards

The CDC's infection control pyramid is built on elimination, substitution, engineering controls, administrative controls, and PPE. Read on to see how...

| 11 months ago
3 Examples of SMART Goals for Dental Assistant Success in 2023
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3 Examples of SMART Goals for Dental Assistant Success in 2023

Building a strong team is an important part of a successful practice. This article gives three examples of SMART goals for dental assistants that focus...

| 1 year ago
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...

| 1 year 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.

| 1 year 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 year 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...

| 1 year ago