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Piloting a New Learning Path – The Creation of Spear Interactive

Piloting a New Learning Path – The Creation of Spear Interactive

Based on research done to support the modern reality of dental education, Spear Education has developed new modalities of learning, designed to educate...

| 9 months ago
Top 6 Methods for Managing Gagging Patients

Top 6 Methods for Managing Gagging Patients

Dr. Jeff Lineberry lists his top 6 methods for managing patients who have a hyperactive gag...

| 9 months ago
7 Hiring Mistakes Dentists Make – And What to Do Instead

7 Hiring Mistakes Dentists Make – And What to Do Instead

Dr. Michael Ling shares how to correct common hiring mistakes so your dental practice can become immune to labor shortages.

| 9 months ago
10 Steps to Posterior Crown Prep
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10 Steps to Posterior Crown Prep

Dr. Lineberry teaches 10 essential steps to preparing posterior crowns that can help any dentist make the process quick, predictable, and...

| 9 months ago
Creating Positive Change through Diversity in Dentistry

Creating Positive Change through Diversity in Dentistry

Only 3.8% of all dentists in the U.S. are Black, 5.2% are Hispanic, and a mere 1.1% are American Indians, Alaska Natives, or Pacific...

| 9 months ago
Why Service in the Dental Practice Matters Now More Than Ever
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Why Service in the Dental Practice Matters Now More Than Ever

Some dental practices have allowed their customer service to falter because of the pandemic. But, as Dr. Carson explains, now is the time for teams to...

| 9 months ago
A Guide to Anterior Open Bites
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A Guide to Anterior Open Bites

Dr. Frank Spear discusses the causes of anterior open bites and how to diagnose them.

| 9 months ago
The Importance and Strategy Behind Custom Incisal Guide Tables

The Importance and Strategy Behind Custom Incisal Guide Tables

Custom anterior guide tables are the key to achieving more predictability for indirect restorations. Dr. Jeff Bonk explains why and how to use them.

| 9 months ago
Spear Concepts Help Florida Oral Surgeons Grow Practice 150%

Spear Concepts Help Florida Oral Surgeons Grow Practice 150%

'In our first year working with Spear's specialist program, our revenue went up well over 35%. So, it didn't take long to see real results. Overall,...

| 10 months ago
Radiographic Assessment Before Cementation—Detecting the “Misfit” of Indirect Restorations
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Radiographic Assessment Before Cementation—Detecting the “Misfit” of Indirect Restorations

Dr. Bob Winter highlights why radiographic assessment before cementation for indirect restorations is unreliable and therefore, not recommended.

| 10 months ago
The Future of Collaborative Dentistry

The Future of Collaborative Dentistry

A discussion on why it is important for dentists and specialists to collaborate, how they can be better at it, and what the future holds.

| 10 months ago
Post-Pandemic Dentistry: Why Dental Caries are On the Rise

Post-Pandemic Dentistry: Why Dental Caries are On the Rise

Why are dental caries on the rise? Visiting faculty Dr. Jeff Lineberry discusses the causes behind the increase in decay.

| 10 months ago