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How Mobile Dentistry is Closing Care Barriers (and How You Can Help)

How Mobile Dentistry is Closing Care Barriers (and How You Can Help)

Mobile dentistry closes healthcare gaps by serving underserved communities. Opening clinics is more affordable than most practitioners expect. Learn more...

| 1 month ago
Embracing Neurodiversity in Dentistry: A Journey of Self-Discovery
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Embracing Neurodiversity in Dentistry: A Journey of Self-Discovery

Embracing neurodiversity in dentistry is a journey of self-discovery and growth. Dr. Ricardo Mitrani shares how neurodiversity is a benefit to the dental...

| 2 months ago
The Cooling Rate and Its Impact on Zirconia Strength

The Cooling Rate and Its Impact on Zirconia Strength

Dr. Doug Benting discusses the cooling rate that occurs after the sintering process and how it affects the flexural strength of zirconia restorations.

| 2 months ago
Balancing Human and Artificial Intelligence in Dentistry
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Balancing Human and Artificial Intelligence in Dentistry

Artificial intelligence in dentistry poses evolving challenges, requiring balance with traditional practices. Merging them enhances patient care.

| 2 months ago
5 Dentist Lab Communication Lapses to Learn From

5 Dentist Lab Communication Lapses to Learn From

Dentist lab communications aren't always easy. Dr. Roman goes through five cases—and gives lessons learned—from miscommunication in practice.

| 2 months ago
How to Have Situational Awareness in Dentistry
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How to Have Situational Awareness in Dentistry

Knowing how to have situational awareness is key to ensuring strong treatment outcomes. Gain insights from Custer's Last Stand to apply to your planning.

| 2 months ago
Battling the Dental Overtreatment Tsunami in Today's Market
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Battling the Dental Overtreatment Tsunami in Today's Market

Communication is key to fighting dental overtreatment. Dr. Mitrani explains how to help patients avoid pitfalls through a real-life patient story.

| 2 months ago
Portability in Practice: Understanding License by Credential in Dentistry

Portability in Practice: Understanding License by Credential in Dentistry

License by credential is a streamlined way for dental professions to start practicing in a new state. Here's what you need to know about it.

| 2 months ago
Pre-extraction Therapy for Immediate Implant Placement

Pre-extraction Therapy for Immediate Implant Placement

Dr. Gonzalo Blasi recounts a case study of an immediate implant placement involving pre-extraction therapy in a patient with specific risk factors.

| 2 months ago
Creating Value in the New Patient Experience
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Creating Value in the New Patient Experience

Dr. Curt Ringhofer discusses how to tailor your new patient experience to create value for comprehensive care.

| 3 months ago
Dental Terms in Spanish to Help You Connect with Patients

Dental Terms in Spanish to Help You Connect with Patients

Learning basic dental terms in Spanish can help close communication gaps with patients, but you shouldn't stop there. Consider adding cultural development,...

| 3 months ago
Self-Awareness:  An Essential Trait of Contemporary Teambuilding

Self-Awareness: An Essential Trait of Contemporary Teambuilding

Spear's Dr. Ricardo Mitrani, discusses the benefits of using self-awareness in teambuilding to create healthier and happier relationships.

| 3 months ago