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3 Guiding Principles for New Dentists

3 Guiding Principles for New Dentists

Dr. Ricardo Mitrani shares his advice for new dentists and recent dental school graduates to create a meaningful and prosperous career.

| 2 months ago
Post-Pandemic Dentistry: TMD Fact and Fiction

Post-Pandemic Dentistry: TMD Fact and Fiction

Dr. Jim McKee explores why the pervasive myth behind TMD could contribute to missed diagnoses and improper treatment—and how doctors and teams can avoid it.

| 2 months ago
Sneak Peek: Case Acceptance Bootcamp with Adam McWethy

Sneak Peek: Case Acceptance Bootcamp with Adam McWethy

What's the key to successfully implementing Patient Education in your practice? Find out this week in Adam McWethy's three-part Case Acceptance Bootcamp.

| 3 months ago
Spear Member Highlight – Dr. Anthony Nguyen
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Spear Member Highlight – Dr. Anthony Nguyen

Meet Dr. Anthony Nguyen – a restorative dentist, UCLA faculty member and new practice owner – and learn how this ambitious dentist prepared...

| 3 months ago
6 Key Factors for Getting Patients to Say “Yes” to MRIs and CBCTs

6 Key Factors for Getting Patients to Say “Yes” to MRIs and CBCTs

Dr. Jim McKee discusses the six key clinical factors that can help uncertain patients recognize the value in TMJ imaging.

| 3 months ago
The Global Evolution of Spear Study Clubs

The Global Evolution of Spear Study Clubs

Dr. Ricardo Mitrani discusses how a recent global Spear Study Club event represented an important milestone for the clinical community and the future...

| 3 months ago
Collective Intelligence and the Future of Dentistry

Collective Intelligence and the Future of Dentistry

In our series kickoff, Dr. Jeff Bonk explores the concept of 'collective intelligence,' the future of dentistry and the power of the Spear community.

| 3 months ago
Connection and Community – a Conversation with Canady Award Winner Dr. Brian Dennis

Connection and Community – a Conversation with Canady Award Winner Dr. Brian Dennis

Get to know Dr. Brian Dennis – the 2020 Rick Canady Award winner – in a discussion about leadership, community and the changing...

| 3 months ago
Shade Selection for Posterior Teeth – Lab Communication Essentials
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Shade Selection for Posterior Teeth – Lab Communication Essentials

Dr. Bob Winter shares tips to achieve a near perfect match to natural posterior teeth through better communication with your dental lab technician.

| 3 months ago
Tough Conversations with the Team – Is it Now or Never?
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Tough Conversations with the Team – Is it Now or Never?

President of the Arizona Dental Hygienist Association Jeanette Lalli discusses why tough conversations are the key to transformation in the wake of COVID-19.

| 3 months ago
Planning the Class IV: Workhorse of Cosmetic Dentistry – Part 3

Planning the Class IV: Workhorse of Cosmetic Dentistry – Part 3

Learn Dr. Jason Smithson's go-to protocol for layering direct composite to achieve aesthetic success and functional durability.

| 3 months ago
Psychological Safety in the Dental Office
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Psychological Safety in the Dental Office

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

| 4 months ago