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Tuesday Tip: It’s the Last Quarter, Time to ‘Lock and Load’

Tuesday Tip: It’s the Last Quarter, Time to ‘Lock and Load’

Use this Q4 practice management checklist to prepare your dental practice team for the end-of-the-year push.

| 2 years ago
A Technique for Evaluating the Continuity of Implant Hex Connections

A Technique for Evaluating the Continuity of Implant Hex Connections

Dr. Bonk describes an implant impression technique that provides for definitive observation of the integrity of the hex.

| 2 years ago
How Spear Study Club Saved One Doctor From Quitting Dentistry

How Spear Study Club Saved One Doctor From Quitting Dentistry

Through Spear Study Club Dr. Kenneth Yost reignited his love and passion for dentistry, Spear Talk Highlight – Handling a Hostile...

| 2 years ago
Children Sleep Studies: A ‘Gold Standard’ in Need of Polishing

Children Sleep Studies: A ‘Gold Standard’ in Need of Polishing

Even if a sleep study comes back ‘normal,' a child may still have a compromised airway.

| 2 years ago
What Makes Muscles Hurt?

What Makes Muscles Hurt?

When patients present with muscle pain, there may be reasons other than occlusal interferences that do not resolve with traditional therapy.

| 2 years ago
Dr. Jeff Lineberry Honored with Rick Canady Award at Spear Summit 2019
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Dr. Jeff Lineberry Honored with Rick Canady Award at Spear Summit 2019

The North Carolina-based member of Spear Visiting Faculty received the prestigious award for exemplifying the late Dr. Canady's passion for dental education...

| 2 years ago
The Future is Now - Dr. Frank Spear on the Next Generation of Great Dentists
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The Future is Now - Dr. Frank Spear on the Next Generation of Great Dentists

The restorative master and longtime clinical educator shared his views on the rapidly shifting dental industry in this Q&A at the 11th annual Spear Summit.

| 2 years ago
5 Elements of the ‘Less is More’ Approach in Interdisciplinary Treatment
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5 Elements of the ‘Less is More’ Approach in Interdisciplinary Treatment

Like architecture and design, sometimes the simplest option is most effective in dentistry.

| 2 years ago
I am a Has-Been!
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I am a Has-Been!

Ever find yourself listening to 'the old guy' share lessons about dentistry? Dr. Steinberg explains what we can learn from the clinicians that have led...

| 2 years ago
Dr. Frank Spear Releases 3 New Occlusion Courses

Dr. Frank Spear Releases 3 New Occlusion Courses

Designed to help clinicians eliminate confusion about occlusion, the Spear Online courses go in-depth on occlusal factors, concepts and assessment.

| 2 years ago
Drs. Kinzer, Rouse Take ‘Worn Dentition’ Into the Future

Drs. Kinzer, Rouse Take ‘Worn Dentition’ Into the Future

Dr. Frank Spear, who began teaching 'Worn Dentition' a decade ago, will no longer be an instructor in the seminar — which his fellow Resident...

| 2 years ago
Tuesday Tip: The Leader as Coach – What I Learned From Jim Boneau
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Tuesday Tip: The Leader as Coach – What I Learned From Jim Boneau

Being an effective leader requires you to be a coach for your team to help them succeed on their path to high performance.

| 2 years ago