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Do I Have 'TMJ?'
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Do I Have 'TMJ?'

Learn to clarify the confusion about the diagnosis of TMJ, TMD, TMJD, and other temporomandibular joint disorders.

| 3 hours ago
Material Update: LuxaCrown
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Material Update: LuxaCrown

LuxaCrown is similar to provisional materials, but lasts up to five years, making it an excellent option for long-term provisionals, transitional restorations...

| 2 days ago
Modern Periodontal Regeneration - Advances in Tissue Engineering for Improved Clinical Outcomes
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Modern Periodontal Regeneration - Advances in Tissue Engineering for Improved Clinical Outcomes

Periodontal treatment has advanced with tissue engineering-based regeneration to save the natural dentition and biologic therapies, such as growth factors...

| 5 days ago
Pride Acquisition Enhances Practice Solutions’ Technology-Enabled Consulting
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Pride Acquisition Enhances Practice Solutions’ Technology-Enabled Consulting

Not 'consulting' as we once knew it, Practice Solutions gives dentists and the practice teams a platform that blends traditional consulting with real-time...

| 1 week ago
‘Conversation Essentials’ Equip Your Team to Answer Patients’ Burning Questions
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‘Conversation Essentials’ Equip Your Team to Answer Patients’ Burning Questions

The new Spear Online 'Conversation Essentials' series provides your practice team with video vignettes that highlight supportive responses to address...

| 1 week ago
Internal Bleaching of the Dark Tooth
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Internal Bleaching of the Dark Tooth

With updates to dental materials and recent technique changes, restoring dark teeth in the esthetic zone is more low-risk than you might think.

| 1 week ago
Study Club Module: Managing the Unesthetic Single Tooth Implant
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Study Club Module: Managing the Unesthetic Single Tooth Implant

Dr. Gregg Kinzer discusses effective treatment options for unesthetic, single-tooth implants.

| 1 week ago
Tuesday Tip: It’s the Last Quarter, Time to ‘Lock and Load’
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Tuesday Tip: It’s the Last Quarter, Time to ‘Lock and Load’

Use this Q4 practice management checklist to prepare your dental practice team for the end-of-the-year push.

| 2 weeks 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.

| 2 weeks ago
How Spear Study Club Saved One Doctor From Quitting Dentistry
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How Spear Study Club Saved One Doctor From Quitting Dentistry

Through Spear Study Club Dr. Kenneth Yost reignited his love and passion for dentistry, Spear Talk Highlight – Handling a Hostile...

| 2 weeks ago
Children Sleep Studies: A ‘Gold Standard’ in Need of Polishing
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Children Sleep Studies: A ‘Gold Standard’ in Need of Polishing

Even if a sleep study comes back ‘normal,' a child may still have a compromised airway.

| 2 weeks ago
What Makes Muscles Hurt?
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What Makes Muscles Hurt?

When patients present with muscle pain, there may be reasons other than occlusal interferences that do not resolve with traditional therapy.

| 3 weeks ago