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Managing the Midline Diastema Part 3: The Restoration

Managing the Midline Diastema Part 3: The Restoration

In the final article of this series on midline diastemas, Dr. Jason Smithson walks through the step-by-step process of doing the restoration with direct...

| 4 months ago
Building a Lean Dental Practice: Trimming Waste While Enhancing Care

Building a Lean Dental Practice: Trimming Waste While Enhancing Care

Building a Lean dental practice enhances patient experiences. Define value, map flows, improve processes, establish pull, and continuously improve.

| 4 months ago
Managing the Midline Diastema Part 2: Challenges

Managing the Midline Diastema Part 2: Challenges

In the second of a 3-part series on midline diastemas, Dr. Jason Smithson discusses the special challenges you can encounter in providing treatment for...

| 5 months ago
How to Curate a Relaxing and Legal Dental Office Music Playlist

How to Curate a Relaxing and Legal Dental Office Music Playlist

Dental office music can help put patients at ease, but you need to carefully curate a playlist that is soothing, sensitive, and properly licensed.

| 5 months ago
Managing the Midline Diastema Part 1: Etiology

Managing the Midline Diastema Part 1: Etiology

In the first of a 3-part series on midline diastemas, Dr. Jason Smithson examines the etiology of the condition and what initial exams should include.

| 5 months ago
Why Dental Workshops Work: The Crucial Role in Continuing Education

Why Dental Workshops Work: The Crucial Role in Continuing Education

Taking time to attend a dental workshop may seem tough but Dr. Darin Dichter explains why dental workshops work and why they are worth the time away from...

| 5 months ago
A Dentist's Guide to Dental Data Analytics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

A Dentist's Guide to Dental Data Analytics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Use data analytics to enhance the patient experience, staff performance & marketing ROI. Improve treatment outcomes effectively based on empirical...

| 5 months ago
A Daily Dental Office Manager Checklist for Patient-Centric Experiences

A Daily Dental Office Manager Checklist for Patient-Centric Experiences

Streamline your dental office management with our daily checklist, ensuring smooth operations, optimal organization, and enhanced patient care.

| 5 months ago
A Culture of Giving in Dentistry: Strengthen Your Team and Community

A Culture of Giving in Dentistry: Strengthen Your Team and Community

To build a broader culture of giving in dentistry, Dr. Jeffrey Bonk shares ways to make #givingtuesday even more impactful for your team and your community.

| 6 months ago
Optimizing Digital Workflows: A Comprehensive Approach for Pathway Wear

Optimizing Digital Workflows: A Comprehensive Approach for Pathway Wear

Dr. Douglas Benting shares the benefits of optimizing digital workflows through analog, digital, and hybrid approaches to pathway wear.

| 6 months ago
The Importance of White Balance in Dental Photography
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The Importance of White Balance in Dental Photography

Spear's Dr. Andy Janiga shares the importance of white balance in dental photography and best practices in camera settings.

| 6 months ago
Engaging Patients with Your Dental Waiting Room TV

Engaging Patients with Your Dental Waiting Room TV

Using your dental waiting room TV to distract and educate patients during treatment can improve the patient experience and reduce anxiety and pain.

| 6 months ago