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Spear Dental Workshops


Experience three days of lecture and hands-on training. Choose workshops covering implant and occlusion training, treatment planning and more.

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SPEAR Workshops

Invest in three days that will transform your practice of dentistry. Integrating comprehensive classroom education and interactive, hands-on learning, Spear Workshops give you a complete understanding of clinical concepts, and skills you can implement into your practice right away.

2016 catalog

2016 Catalog
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Spear Core Workshops

Facially Generated Treatment Planning
A proven roadmap to confident, workable, predictable treatment plans

22.75 CE Credits

Facially Generated Treatment Planning

Details:

Practical exercises in examination, photography, diagnosis, treatment planning and case discussion are combined with tools and techniques that help you connect with your patients and your practice.

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Dates & Locations:
Aug 19-21, 2016 Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Aug 20-22, 2016 Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Sep 9-11, 2016 Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Nov 11-13, 2016 Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Nov 12-14, 2016 Spear Campus (Sold Out)
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Schedule:
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To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email info@speareducation.com

Cost $5,495

Occlusion in Clinical Practice
Evaluation, analysis and design of the most common reason that dentistry fails

22.75 CE Credits

Occlusion in Clinical Practice

Details:

When and how your patient’s teeth meet each other can define or destroy your success. Understanding how to create that success and avoid destruction begins with the examination of the muscles, joints and teeth.

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Dates & Locations:
Aug 17-19, 2016 Spear Campus
Sep 7-9, 2016 Spear Campus
Oct 20-22, 2016 Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Nov 9-11, 2016 Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Nov 30-Dec 1, 2016 Spear Campus (Limited Seats)
Schedule:
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To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email info@speareducation.com

Cost $5,495

Implant Restorative Dentistry New Course
Restoring the edentulous space

22.50 CE Credits

Implant Restorative Dentistry

Details:

From treatment planning to final restorations, this course will cover the most common implant considerations that the restorative dentist and implant surgeon encounter.

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Dates & Locations:
Sep 26-28, 2016 Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Nov 9-11, 2016 Spear Campus (Limited Seats)
Feb 8-10, 2017 Spear Campus
Mar 1-3, 2017 Spear Campus
May 3-5, 2017 Spear Campus
To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email info@speareducation.com

Cost $5,495

Restorative Design
Create preparations that are twice as good - in half the time

22.50 CE Credits

Restorative Design

Details:

In restorative, the design is dictated by the requirements of the material selected and the outcome desired. This workshop provides opportunity to explore, understand, and practice delivering on both of those requirements.

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Dates & Locations:
Aug 25-27, 2016 Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Oct 27-29, 2016 Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Nov 17-19, 2016 Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Dec 5-7, 2016 Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Jan 19-21, 2017 Spear Campus
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To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email info@speareducation.com

Cost $5,495

Anterior Restorative Dentistry
Strengthen skills and build confidence through planning, designing and executing two practice cases

22.50 CE Credits

Anterior Restorative Dentistry

Details:

Building on the concepts and principles of Restorative Design, this workshop captures those in the restorative process by visualizing, planning and creating a treatment outcome.

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Dates & Locations:
Sep 22-24, 2016 Spear Campus
Nov 3-5, 2016 Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Schedule:
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To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email info@speareducation.com

Cost $5,495

Worn Dentition
Increase predictability in treating one of dentistry’s most perplexing issues

22.50 CE Credits

Worn Dentition

Details:

Enjoy increased predictability and longevity in your dentistry by basing occlusal design decisions on how the patient created the wear, and reducing the energy in the system through occlusal design.

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Dates & Locations:
Aug 31-Sep 2, 2016 Spear Campus
Schedule:
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To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email info@speareducation.com

Cost $7,000

Complex Case Planning, Sequencing and Phased Treatment
Learn the behavioral and technical skills that lead more of your patients to accept the best you have to offer

22.50 CE Credits

Complex Case Planning, Sequencing and Phased Treatment

Details:

This course is designed to build on the principles and concepts taught in previous workshops by providing practical applications for larger cases and more complex treatment.

Course Syllabus


Dates & Locations:
Nov 6-8, 2016 Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Apr 9-11, 2017 Spear Campus
To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email info@speareducation.com

Cost $7,000

Special Focus Workshops

Restoring the Edentulous Arch

Details:

This workshop is designed to help restorative dentists sort through the options for restoring the edentulous arch and with hands-on exercises, develop confidence in completing these restorative processes.

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Dates & Locations:
Oct 13-15, 2016 Spear Campus
Schedule:
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To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email info@speareducation.com

Cost $5,495

TMD - Joints, Muscles, Occlusion and Posture

Details:

TMD patients present the restorative dentist with challenges that frequently involve much more than an intimate knowledge of occlusion to address. For many, referral is the preferred action when more than occlusion is involved.

Course Syllabus


Dates & Locations:
Aug 11-13, 2016 Spear Campus
Schedule:
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To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email info@speareducation.com

Cost $5,495

TMD II – Diagnostic, Therapeutic and Restorative Considerations

Details:

This sequel to Spear’s TMD - Joints, Muscles, Occlusion and Posture workshop continues the investigation of the diagnosis and therapy for temporomandibular disorder patients. Time will be dedicated to the evaluation of imaging and cases, and how to plan the restorative phase of treatment for TMD patients.

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Schedule:
No courses are scheduled at this time.
To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email info@speareducation.com

Cost $5,495

Sleep Medicine in the Dental Practice
Understanding airway issues and investigating the ways dentistry can contribute to treatment

19.00 CE Credits

Sleep Medicine in the Dental Practice

Details:

This course provides knowledge and understanding of sleep physiology and the life-threatening consequences of sleep-disordered breathing. It also addresses strategies for screening and treating sleep disorder patients within your dental practice.

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Dates & Locations:
Oct 2-4, 2016 Spear Campus (Limited Seats)
Schedule:
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To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email info@speareducation.com

Cost $2,995

Excellence in Composite Restorations
Take full advantage of the materials revolution by implementing exquisite and conservative composite in your practice

22.50 CE Credits

Excellence in Composite Restorations

Details:

Bolster your clinical skills and add new range with this advanced workshop. With the myriad of composite materials available today, creating esthetic "direct" restorations can be easier and more predictable than ever before.

Course Syllabus


Dates & Locations:
Aug 28-30, 2016 Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Apr 6-8, 2017 Spear Campus (Limited Seats)
To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email info@speareducation.com

Cost $7,000

Team Workshops

The Exceptional Dental Practice Team New Course
Helping every team create world class experiences

15.00 CE Credits

The Exceptional Dental Practice Team

Details:

Every dentist knows that he or she cannot do it alone. This two-day course contains topics specific to each team member (administrative/front desk, clinical assistant and hygienist), including break-out sessions and hands-on exercises.

Course Syllabus


Dates & Locations:
Aug 8-9, 2016 Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Oct 10-11, 2016 Spear Campus
Schedule:
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To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email info@speareducation.com

Cost $1,695

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