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Quality Improvement in Clinical Dentistry: Part 2

Quality Improvement in Clinical Dentistry: Part 2

In the final part of this two-part series on the benefits of dental quality assurance, Dr. Winter explains the final steps of the PDSA model to improve...

| 1 day ago
Tongue Tie and Sleep Apnea: The Craniofacial Connection
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Tongue Tie and Sleep Apnea: The Craniofacial Connection

Dr. Jeffrey Rouse reviews the literature and recent studies on the connection between tongue tie and sleep apnea. Read on to see his findings.

| 3 days ago
Dental Quality Assurance Using Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA):  Part 1

Dental Quality Assurance Using Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA): Part 1

In this two-part series, Dr. Winter shares the benefits of dental quality assurance using the plan, do, study, act (PDSA) model to improve clinical processes...

| 1 week ago
Evolving Caries Visualization with Fluorescent Technology

Evolving Caries Visualization with Fluorescent Technology

Spear Resident Faculty member Dr. Robert Winter discusses evolving caries visualization tools such as using fluorescence technology in diagnosing and...

| 1 week ago
Dental Networking Event Reflections: 2022 Spear Summit

Dental Networking Event Reflections: 2022 Spear Summit

Dr. Mitrani shares some of the highlights from the 2022 Spear Summit and explains why next year's exclusive dental networking event will be even...

| 2 weeks ago
A Digital Approach to Occlusal Appliance Fabrication

A Digital Approach to Occlusal Appliance Fabrication

Using a case study example, Dr. Darin Dichter walks through the three main components of a digital approach to occlusal appliance fabrication.

| 3 weeks ago
How Virtual Reality in Dentistry Improves the Patient Experience

How Virtual Reality in Dentistry Improves the Patient Experience

Virtual reality in dentistry is improving the patient experience and removing common barriers to dental care like access and anxiety. Read on to find...

| 3 weeks ago
Dentistry and the Three Common Causes of Compromised Craniofacial Anatomy
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Dentistry and the Three Common Causes of Compromised Craniofacial Anatomy

Dr. Jeffrey Rouse identifies the three common causes of compromised craniofacial anatomy—and how to address them in dentistry when ideal solutions are not...

| 4 weeks ago