Skip to main content

Spear Digest

The Power of Anticipation
2

The Power of Anticipation

Anticipating the unexpected is essential to aligning your team to delight your patients with greater consistency.

| 4 months ago
Options for Determining Vertical Dimension with Edentulous Patients (Part 2)
0

Options for Determining Vertical Dimension with Edentulous Patients (Part 2)

Learn approaches to determining occlusal vertical dimension with the goal of building confidence in managing edentulous patients.

| 4 months ago
Functional Incisal Edges: Managing the Incisal Guidance
0

Functional Incisal Edges: Managing the Incisal Guidance

Calibrating and adjusting the new veneers with the existing opposing teeth is a necessity for their functional relationship.

| 5 months ago
Terminal Dentition: Where Do We Draw the Line?
0

Terminal Dentition: Where Do We Draw the Line?

When should you extract? When should you preserve? Learning to perform a thorough terminal dentition evaluation will help you better decide the fate of...

| 6 months ago
Dr. Robert Winter Presents New ‘Restorative Design’ Pathway
1

Dr. Robert Winter Presents New ‘Restorative Design’ Pathway

Learn minimalistic ceramic restorations in the six-course pathway now available on Spear Online.

| 6 months ago
Try Before You Buy: Evaluating Indirect Restorative Impression Materials
0

Try Before You Buy: Evaluating Indirect Restorative Impression Materials

Your guide to evaluating and selecting restorative impression materials that provide accuracy and predictability.

| 6 months ago
My Tooth Broke as I Was Eating Soft Bread
3

My Tooth Broke as I Was Eating Soft Bread

There is no reason for a dental restoration to have an expiration date, though the longevity or prognosis of any dental restoration is directly influenced...

| 6 months ago
Managing ‘Kissing Contacts’
1

Managing ‘Kissing Contacts’

Explore ways to predictably deliver tight and well-contoured contacts from composite and what some clinicians refer to as 'kissing contacts.'

| 7 months ago
Options for Determining Vertical Dimension with Edentulous Patients
0

Options for Determining Vertical Dimension with Edentulous Patients

Learn how to manage occlusal vertical dimension (OVD) with pre-extraction and post-extraction methods, including the widely used freeway space approach.

| 7 months ago
Study Club Module — Mary Jo: Emotional and Clinical Crisis Management
0

Study Club Module — Mary Jo: Emotional and Clinical Crisis Management

In this Spear Study Club module, Dr. Ricardo Mitrani introduces a patient with a simple loose crown, though he discovers issues with the patient's failing...

| 7 months ago
5 Elements to Consider when Selecting a Full Arch Implant Prosthetic Solution
2

5 Elements to Consider when Selecting a Full Arch Implant Prosthetic Solution

As baby boomers age, clinicians need to be prepared to help by considering five essential aspects for the best course of treatment using full arch, implant-supported...

| 7 months ago
FPDs Vs. Implants Part III: Length of Span and Vitality of Abutments
0

FPDs Vs. Implants Part III: Length of Span and Vitality of Abutments

In this third article of a series on FPDs vs. implants, Dr. Frank Spear explores two FPD risk factors: length of span and weakened abutments.

| 9 months ago