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Referring Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy for a More Complete Treatment Plan

Referring Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy for a More Complete Treatment Plan

Orofacial myofunctional therapy may be the modality that mitigates the intersection of prevention strategies and referrals, providing your patients a...

| 4 months ago
Management of Uncomplicated Crown Fractures in the Permanent Dentition

Management of Uncomplicated Crown Fractures in the Permanent Dentition

With crown fractures and luxation of the permanent dentition the most common injuries, a busy dental office must know how to manage uncomplicated crown...

| 4 months ago
Three Team Building Ideas for Dental Offices

Three Team Building Ideas for Dental Offices

Team building ideas for dental offices create a more cohesive and aligned staff. Celebrations, conflict resolution and goal setting are key components...

| 4 months ago
A Quick Tooth Shade Matching Technique to Simplify the Chairside Process

A Quick Tooth Shade Matching Technique to Simplify the Chairside Process

Using this tooth shade matching technique makes selecting a reference tooth shade simple, efficient, and predictable for restorative dentists to do chairside.

| 4 months ago
Dual Arch Impression Techniques for a More Successful Restoration

Dual Arch Impression Techniques for a More Successful Restoration

Dual arch impression techniques are faster, more efficient, and more economical than taking separate full arch impressions. Dr. Robert Winter reveals...

| 4 months ago
State of Dental CE: Trends for 2022

State of Dental CE: Trends for 2022

In Spear Education's State of Dental CE study, dental CE trends point to more hands-on in-person learning about clinical topics. Read on to learn more...

| 5 months ago
Using Golden Percentage in Dentistry for Ideal Tooth Proportions

Using Golden Percentage in Dentistry for Ideal Tooth Proportions

One of the critical aspects of esthetic dentistry is creating geometric or mathematical proportions for esthetic outcomes. Applying the concept of golden...

| 5 months ago
The Fourth Solution:  Congenitally Missing Lateral Incisor Implant Photo Essay
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The Fourth Solution: Congenitally Missing Lateral Incisor Implant Photo Essay

A lateral incisor implant has proven to be a predictable and viable interdisciplinary protocol for patients with congenitally missing maxillary incisors.

| 5 months ago
Integrating Myofunctional Therapy Training into Your Dental Practice with BROOM Screening

Integrating Myofunctional Therapy Training into Your Dental Practice with BROOM Screening

Conducting myofunctional therapy training for dental staff using the screening tool ‘BROOM', provides details about your patient's health. Before your...

| 5 months ago
Three Solutions for Congenitally Missing Lateral Incisors: A Photo Essay
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Three Solutions for Congenitally Missing Lateral Incisors: A Photo Essay

Addressing congenitally missing lateral incisors is a common condition that justifies an interdisciplinary solution, such as canine substitution, resin-bonded...

| 5 months ago
New Dental Continuing Education Course: Exodontia in Preparation for Dental Implants

New Dental Continuing Education Course: Exodontia in Preparation for Dental Implants

This new Spear dental continuing education course helps dentists predictably remove a hopeless tooth and limit bone resorption in preparation for dental...

| 5 months ago
Lingualized Occlusion and the Edentulous Patient

Lingualized Occlusion and the Edentulous Patient

Dr. Doug Benting explains the goals and key features of lingualized occlusion, an occlusal design option for edentulous patients wanting complete dentures.

| 5 months ago