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.

2018 catalog

2018 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

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.

Course Syllabus


Dates & Locations:
Sep 27-29, 2018 - Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Oct 12-14, 2018 - Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Oct 13-15, 2018 - Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Nov 9-11, 2018 - Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Nov 10-12, 2018 - Spear Campus (Sold Out)
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Schedule:
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To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email workshops@speareducation.com

Cost $5,795

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

22.75 CE Credits

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.

Course Syllabus


Instructors:
Dates & Locations:
Oct 10-12, 2018 - Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Nov 7-9, 2018 - Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Nov 28-30, 2018 - Spear Campus (Limited Seats)
Feb 6-8, 2019 - Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Mar 6-8, 2019 - Spear Campus (Limited Seats)
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To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email workshops@speareducation.com

Cost $5,795

Implant Restorative Dentistry
Restoring the edentulous space

22.50 CE Credits

Details:

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

Course Syllabus


Dates & Locations:
Oct 10-12, 2018 - Spear Campus (Limited Seats)
Nov 28-30, 2018 - Spear Campus
Schedule:
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To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email workshops@speareducation.com

Cost $5,795

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

22.50 CE Credits

Details:

Tooth preparation is the foundation of what we do as restorative dentists. Material requirements provide the guide for creating space, and will be discussed in detail. A step-by-step system of tooth reduction using specially designed diamonds created by Dr. Robert Winter will increase your competence, your confidence, and your efficiency for all of the materials you choose to work with.

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Dates & Locations:
Oct 4-6, 2018 - Spear Campus (Limited Seats)
Nov 15-17, 2018 - Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Dec 6-8, 2018 - Spear Campus (Limited Seats)
Jan 17-19, 2019 - Spear Campus (New Date)
Mar 28-30, 2019 - Spear Campus (Limited Seats)
To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email workshops@speareducation.com

Cost $5,795

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

22.50 CE Credits

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:
Nov 1-3, 2018 - Spear Campus (Limited Seats)
Nov 7-9, 2018 - Spear Campus (Limited Seats)
Schedule:
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To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email workshops@speareducation.com

Cost $5,795

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

22.50 CE Credits

Details:

This workshop is designed to help you enjoy increased predictability and longevity in your dentistry by basing treatment decisions on how the patient created the wear, and reducing the energy in the system through occlusal design.

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Dates & Locations:
Oct 21-23, 2018 - Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Dec 9-11, 2018 - Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Mar 31-Apr 2, 2019 - Spear Campus
May 19-21, 2019 - Spear Campus (New Date)
To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email workshops@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

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:
Sep 30-Oct 2, 2018 - Spear Campus (Limited Seats)
Schedule:
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To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email workshops@speareducation.com

Cost $7,000

Special Focus Workshops

Details:

Before the Facially Generated Treatment Planning process can begin, foundational problems must be uncovered and resolved: periodontal disease, caries, and muscle/joint health. The list of keystone issues now includes airway.

This workshop is paperless.

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Instructors:
Dates & Locations:
Oct 18-20, 2018 - Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Dec 13-15, 2018 - Spear Campus (Sold Out)
Jan 20-22, 2019 - Scottsdale (New Date)
Feb 14, 2019 - Scottsdale (Sold Out)
Mar 17-19, 2019 - Scottsdale (New Date)
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To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email workshops@speareducation.com

Cost $5,795

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.

Course Syllabus


Dates & Locations:
Mar 21-23, 2019 - Spear Campus
Aug 15-17, 2019 - Spear Campus (New Date)
Schedule:
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To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email workshops@speareducation.com

Cost $5,795

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:
Jan 10-12, 2019 - Scottsdale (Limited Seats)
Aug 15-17, 2019 - Scottsdale (New Date)
Schedule:
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To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email workshops@speareducation.com

Cost $5,795

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 workshops@speareducation.com

Cost $5,795

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

19.00 CE Credits

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 with oral appliances.

Course Syllabus


Dates & Locations:
Oct 28-30, 2018 - Spear Campus
Mar 28-30, 2019 - Scottsdale (New Date)
Nov 1-3, 2019 - Scottsdale (New Date)
To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email workshops@speareducation.com

Cost $4,295

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

22.50 CE Credits

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:
Jan 13-15, 2019 - Spear Campus (New Date)
Sep 15-17, 2019 - Spear Campus (New Date)
Schedule:
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To register, call 866.781.0072 or Email workshops@speareducation.com

Cost $7,000

Specialist Workshops

Details:

This 2 ½-day workshop is tailored to meet the needs of surgical specialists and their teams. You will learn how to strengthen relationships with your referring doctors, both in and out of your current network, and grow your practice. Tuition covers the doctor and one team member. Additional team members can attend for $995 each.

*Tuition for remaining 2018 workshops is $1,695.

Course Syllabus


Dates & Locations:
Oct 5-7, 2018 - Spear Campus
Dec 14-16, 2018 - Spear Campus
Feb 14-16, 2019 - Spear Campus
May 2-4, 2019 - Spear Campus
Contact a Masters Program advisor at 866.666.8556 or masters@speareducation.com

Cost $1,995

Details:

This 2 ½-day workshop is tailored to meet the needs of endodontists and their teams. You will learn how to strengthen relationships with your referring doctors, both in and out of your current network, and grow your practice. Tuition covers the doctor and one team member. Additional team members can attend for $995 each.

*Tuition for remaining 2018 workshops is $1,695.

Course Syllabus


Dates & Locations:
Nov 29-Dec 1, 2018 - Dentsply Sirona Academy - Charlotte, NC
Feb 21-23, 2019 - Spear Campus
Apr 4-6, 2019 - Spear Campus
Contact a Masters Program advisor at 866.666.8556 or masters@speareducation.com

Cost $1,995

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