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TMJ Demonstrator: New Team Meeting Module

TMJ Demonstrator: New Team Meeting Module

Helping our patients understand the intricacies of the masticatory system is always a challenge. Often, even the best dental teams struggle to deliver...

| 7 years ago
New Restorative Course: Setting Teeth for Our Edentulous Patients
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New Restorative Course: Setting Teeth for Our Edentulous Patients

Setting teeth for edentulous patients – those without teeth or soon-to-be without teeth – can be quite overwhelming for some clinicians....

| 7 years ago
New Restorative Course: Impressions for Our Endentulous Patients
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New Restorative Course: Impressions for Our Endentulous Patients

Treating edentulous patients, those without teeth or soon-to-be without teeth, can be a very personal process for the patient and quite a challenge for...

| 7 years ago
New Staff Training Hygiene Course: The Four-Pronged Approach

New Staff Training Hygiene Course: The Four-Pronged Approach

Over the last decade, the role of the dental hygienist has changed quite a bit. A hygienist used to focus on just treating the mouth, but now their role...

| 7 years ago
New Staff Training Hygiene Course Available

New Staff Training Hygiene Course Available

Over the last decade, the role of the dental hygienist has certainly changed – from being a tooth cleaner to being a health care provider. The role...

| 7 years ago
New From Frank Spear: Treatment Planning Evolution and Practice Evolution: Part II

New From Frank Spear: Treatment Planning Evolution and Practice Evolution: Part II

In Dr. Frank Spear's new course, he goes over the 'fun' stage of owning a practice, otherwise known as the profit stage. Most practitioners consider this...

| 7 years ago
Study: Poisonous Weed Contributed to Sterling Oral Health of Ancient People

Study: Poisonous Weed Contributed to Sterling Oral Health of Ancient People

A new study published in the journal PLOS ONE suggests that a highly toxic weed may be responsible for the impeccable dental health of ancient people....

| 7 years ago
New From Frank Spear: Treatment Planning Evolution with Practice Evolution

New From Frank Spear: Treatment Planning Evolution with Practice Evolution

There are many factors that enter into the processes of treatment planning and case presentation. One factor that we don't often think about is the fact...

| 7 years ago
New from Frank Spear: Creating a New Patient Experience with Intention

New from Frank Spear: Creating a New Patient Experience with Intention

Trying to understand behavior tactics and proper procedures at a new patient’s visit can be some of the most challenging things we face as clinicians. We don't...

| 7 years ago
What Motivates You to Treat Edentulous Patients?

What Motivates You to Treat Edentulous Patients?

Most edentulous patients that come into the clinic are in a pretty 'tough spot' – some of them are anxious, while others may feel embarrassed about...

| 7 years ago
The Real Role of the Dental Assistant

The Real Role of the Dental Assistant

Helping the doctor stay organized during and after procedures is critical to efficient time management. The dental assistant acts as a chairside manager...

| 7 years ago
Study: Lasers, Rats and the Future of Dentistry

Study: Lasers, Rats and the Future of Dentistry

A new Harvard-led study published in the journal, Science Translational Medicine, has determined that the use of low-powered lasers can stimulate stem...

| 7 years ago