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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.

| 3 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.

| 3 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.

| 3 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.

| 3 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.

| 4 months ago
6 Ways to Improve Dental Case Acceptance

6 Ways to Improve Dental Case Acceptance

To enhance dental case acceptance, dentists must prioritize driving value for patients by offering comprehensive and personalized care. Here are six tips...

| 4 months ago
Customizing a Custom Abutment: When a Custom Abutment Is Not Custom Enough
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Customizing a Custom Abutment: When a Custom Abutment Is Not Custom Enough

Dr. John Carson walks through a case where a custom abutment needs to be further customized.

| 4 months ago
Dental Tools and Equipment: Tips for Lifecycle Management

Dental Tools and Equipment: Tips for Lifecycle Management

Managing dental tools and equipment throughout their lifecycle – from procurement to disposal – enhances efficiency and safeguards staff...

| 4 months ago
Back to Basics #2: Applying 2018’s Periodontitis Diagnosis Criteria

Back to Basics #2: Applying 2018’s Periodontitis Diagnosis Criteria

The 2018 periodontal classification changed the process for diagnosing periodontitis. In part two of this two-part series, Dr. Du Toit put these...

| 4 months ago
Back to Basics #1: Diagnosing Periodontitis with 2018’s Classification

Back to Basics #1: Diagnosing Periodontitis with 2018’s Classification

The 2018 periodontal classification changed the process for diagnosing periodontitis. In part one of this two-part series, Dr. Du Toit examines the...

| 4 months ago