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Psychological Safety in the Dental Office

Psychological Safety in the Dental Office

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

| 2 days 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 week ago
Changing the Narrative in Your Dental Practice and Community
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Changing the Narrative in Your Dental Practice and Community

Are we talking about the wrong things in our dental practices? Spear resident faculty Dr. Ricardo Mitrani shares his vision for the dental profession...

| 2 weeks ago
Dental Practice Communication – Is Your Team as Smart as You?

Dental Practice Communication – Is Your Team as Smart as You?

Everyone in your practice will face questions from patients, so everyone should be prepared to answer them appropriately. But how can practice owners...

| 3 weeks ago
Checking in on Your Mental Health – Why It Matters Now More Than Ever

Checking in on Your Mental Health – Why It Matters Now More Than Ever

The dental community will feel the impact of the pandemic for years to come. Find out why taking steps to check in with your mental health is more important...

| 4 weeks ago
When Dental Patients Pop the Question ‘Can You Help Me?’

When Dental Patients Pop the Question ‘Can You Help Me?’

Learn how to address TMJ issues through Dr. Jim McKee's example of a new, 34-year-old patient who presented with a history of significant dental treatment.

| 2 months ago
3 Fun Strategies to Increase Dental Practice Team Engagement
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3 Fun Strategies to Increase Dental Practice Team Engagement

Does dental practice team alignment and patient engagement have to be boring? Absolutely not! Dr. Ricardo Mitrani explains how his dental office keeps...

| 3 months ago
Profile of a ‘Bad Patient:’ Why Honest Communication Wins
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Profile of a ‘Bad Patient:’ Why Honest Communication Wins

Patients who stop coming to the practice and need care can be frustrating for practice teams. How do we support our challenging, 'non-complaint' patients?

| 6 months ago
Digital Tools for Great Dentistry - 3 Must-Haves to Align Your Practice Team

Digital Tools for Great Dentistry - 3 Must-Haves to Align Your Practice Team

Spear Online provides the entire team with easy access to training tools through an enhanced mobile app, new Practice Delegate functionality, and faculty-curated...

| 6 months ago
I Made My Dental Assistant Cry
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I Made My Dental Assistant Cry

Wouldn't it be great if our dental practice team members behaved like teeth – logical and...

| 8 months ago
The ‘Practice Delegate’ Trifecta: 3 Tips to Find Your Ideal Team Training Partner

The ‘Practice Delegate’ Trifecta: 3 Tips to Find Your Ideal Team Training Partner

Team stress? Inefficiencies? Dr. Casey Murdock knows the feeling, but also saw his practice find harmony by empowering a delegate to help reinforce practice...

| 10 months ago
Practice Team Training Essentials – a Dental Assistant’s Perspective
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Practice Team Training Essentials – a Dental Assistant’s Perspective

Discover how Spear Online provides role-specific training for dental assistants and every member of your practice team, no matter what your practice is...

| 10 months ago