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Impression Pearls: Obtaining Successful and Predictable Indirect Restorative Outcomes
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Impression Pearls: Obtaining Successful and Predictable Indirect Restorative Outcomes

Dr. Jeff Bonk shares three impression techniques to obtain clear preparation margins for predictable and successful indirect restorative outcomes.

| 1 day ago
Distraction Osteogenesis Maxillary Expansion (DOME): Fixing the Deficient Maxillary Wax Rim
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Distraction Osteogenesis Maxillary Expansion (DOME): Fixing the Deficient Maxillary Wax Rim

With airway in mind, Dr. Jeff Rouse explains how DOME uses bone-borne expansion advantages of a MARPE paired with a reduced surgical intervention.

| 3 days ago
Old Tricks for New Dogs - Vertical Margin in Fixed Prosthodontics
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Old Tricks for New Dogs - Vertical Margin in Fixed Prosthodontics

Follow this visual essay from Dr. Jason Smithson for tips to address the vertical margin in fixed prosthodontics.

| 6 days ago
2021 Campus Workshops for Hands-On Dental CE
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2021 Campus Workshops for Hands-On Dental CE

Learn alongside Spear Resident Faculty in small-group, hands-on, clinical CE workshops ranging from occlusion to airway.

| 1 week ago
Silicone Jig Technique for Cement-Retained Implant Supported Restoration
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Silicone Jig Technique for Cement-Retained Implant Supported Restoration

Follow Dr. Mitrani's visual essay to fabricate a silicone jig to control the cement around an implant-retained restoration.

| 1 week ago
Some Questions I’ve Been Asked About Occlusion Over the Years (Part 2)
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Some Questions I’ve Been Asked About Occlusion Over the Years (Part 2)

Philadelphia's Dr. Carl Steinberg addresses burning questions about bite splints, nightguards and other occlusion-related clinical challenges.

| 1 week ago
Orthodontic Therapy and the Airway – An AAO White Paper Review (Part 2)
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Orthodontic Therapy and the Airway – An AAO White Paper Review (Part 2)

Airway management expert Dr. Jeff Rouse explains adult and childhood management of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) by orthodontists.

| 2 weeks ago
TMD: Could It Be More Than Muscle?
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TMD: Could It Be More Than Muscle?

TMD pain can be attributed to muscle or a combo of muscle, herniated disks, bone disorders, upper cervical misalignment, and other factors.

| 2 weeks ago
15 Tips to Find the Best Dentist
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15 Tips to Find the Best Dentist

What should you consider when choosing a dentist? Get 15 tips from dental professionals on how to find the top dentists in your...

| 3 weeks ago
Study Club Meetings Now Led Live and Mentored by Resident Faculty
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Study Club Meetings Now Led Live and Mentored by Resident Faculty

Get direct access to Spear faculty in new study club meetings that provide more of a campus-like live experience for the interdisciplinary team.

| 3 weeks ago
Best of 2020: Top 5 Dental Articles in a Year of Rapid Change
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Best of 2020: Top 5 Dental Articles in a Year of Rapid Change

In a year marked by rapid and often-painful transformation, we look back to the articles that resonated with dental teams through the COVID-19 pandemic.

| 4 weeks ago
Best of 2020: Top 5 Spear Online Team Meetings
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Best of 2020: Top 5 Spear Online Team Meetings

Topics for the most-viewed Spear Online Team Meetings of 2020 ranged from those on communication strategies to others on Patient Education videos...

| 4 weeks ago