Skip to main content

Spear Digest

0

The Implant Working Cast: 4 Steps for Fabricating a Soft Tissue Cast

We break down the four necessary steps for fabricating a soft-tissue cast.

| 1 year ago
0

The Biologic Fundamentals of Osseointegration

This article breaks down the basic biology of implant osseointegration.

| 1 year ago
1

3 Key Clinical Steps for Successful Denture Insertion

This repeatable 3-step sequence will help any dentist with a successful denture insertion appointment.

| 1 year ago
0

Accidental Ingestion of Dental Materials: Treatment and Prevention

The accidental ingestion or aspiration of dental materials during treatment can be particularly troublesome. These tips will help walk you through treatment...

| 1 year ago
6

Conventional Complete Denture Fabrication in 9 Steps

These nine essential steps will aid clinicians with predictable conventional denture fabrication.

| 1 year ago
0

OK, Maybe I DO Grind My Teeth

In another article I described how to modify a patient's nightguard into a useful diagnostic tool. The patient had an existing anterior bite plane, which...

| 1 year ago
0

I Don't Grind My Teeth

Helping patients manage bruxism can be difficult when they don't believe they're at risk. Here's how to help them understand what's happening.

| 1 year ago
0

New Spear Course: Understanding Impression Copings for Straumann Implants

The newest Spear course, Understanding Impression Copings for Straumann Implants, is now available! Dr. Darin Dichter leads this course which identifies...

| 1 year ago
0

UCLA School of Dentistry Fire

Ceramics used in dentistry require heat to consolidate and structurally transform the material. Firing ceramic restorations at temperatures and durations...

| 1 year ago
0

Managing Batteries for Dental Photography

Utilizing rechargeable batteries in the dental office can be a great idea- especially for the flash systems used with dental photography. One problem...

| 1 year ago
0

Dental Photography: Canon Battery Advisory

I use my clinical camera almost every day that I'm in clinical practice or working in the lab. Like many clinicians, the camera system I use is Canon....

| 1 year ago
0

Utilizing Dressing Stones

Dressing stones may be used to alter or customize the shape of a variety of finishing and polishing points that are used routinely in the lab and in clinical...

| 2 years ago