Skip to main content

Spear Digest

When Ethics and Law Collide with Professionalism
0

When Ethics and Law Collide with Professionalism

Ethical decision-making processes can be taught in organized courses of study. However, dentists often face circumstances in caring for their patients...

| 1 day ago
Designing a Welcoming Orthodontics Office
0

Designing a Welcoming Orthodontics Office

Consider these tips to make the experience more memorable and inviting for a wider variety of patients.

| 6 days ago
Tuesday Tip: The Dental Insurance Conundrum
0

Tuesday Tip: The Dental Insurance Conundrum

'To be in network, or not to be in network …?' Amy Morgan examines dental insurance challenges through a Shakespearean lens.

| 1 week ago
Don’t ‘Crash Your Coffee’ in Your Dental Practice
0

Don’t ‘Crash Your Coffee’ in Your Dental Practice

It's time to think about sharpening your focus, to avoid the daily missteps that can sidetrack your practice growth.

| 4 weeks ago
Tuesday Tip: Leadership Lessons From Optimus Prime
0

Tuesday Tip: Leadership Lessons From Optimus Prime

Believe it or not, the Autobots can teach you quite a bit about how to run your dental practice.

| 1 month ago
How Do You Find a Good Mentor?
2

How Do You Find a Good Mentor?

Dr. Carl Steinberg explores the value of intentionally cultivating dental mentors.

| 1 month ago
5 Ways to Improve Dentist-Lab Relations
0

5 Ways to Improve Dentist-Lab Relations

Building a positive relationship with your dental laboratory is essential for efficient treatment for your patients.

| 1 month ago
Spear Talk Highlight – How to Prevent Staff Stress and an Office ‘Coup’
0

Spear Talk Highlight – How to Prevent Staff Stress and an Office ‘Coup’

The Spear Online forum gives clinicians a sales-free space to learn from specific cases and anecdotes shared by colleagues.

| 1 month ago
The 3 Most Critical Checklists to Use in the Dental Practice
1

The 3 Most Critical Checklists to Use in the Dental Practice

Whether you recently opened a new dental practice or purchased an existing one with outdated protocols, addressing these checklist items will help with...

| 2 months ago
I Became a Dentist to Get Rich!
0

I Became a Dentist to Get Rich!

It doesn't always work out like planned. But when you decide to become a dentist, you can discover true riches beyond increasing your practice revenues.

| 2 months ago
Finding Mentors for Life
1

Finding Mentors for Life

U.S. Army dentist Dr. Andy Janiga shares how his personal mentors and networking through Spear Study Club shaped his confidence in dentistry.

| 2 months ago
Let’s Be Real: Dentistry is Mentally Challenging 
10

Let’s Be Real: Dentistry is Mentally Challenging 

As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, dentists facing serious personal or workplace stress should consider how 'real' their struggles are and seek...

| 3 months ago