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5 Tips for Choosing Compliance Training Partners for OSHA

5 Tips for Choosing Compliance Training Partners for OSHA

The right compliance training partners for OSHA will have the proven expertise and resources you need to keep your practice team safe.

| 9 months ago
Mental Health in Dentistry: How Your Mindset Can Impact Your Clinical Performance
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Mental Health in Dentistry: How Your Mindset Can Impact Your Clinical Performance

Mental health in dentistry is real. In this article, Dr. Martin Mendelson shares the connection between mind and body and how your mindset can impact...

| 9 months ago
How Dentists Can Support Gen Z Oral Care

How Dentists Can Support Gen Z Oral Care

Time, motivation and cost all act as barriers to Gen Z oral care. Dental practices can respond by offering convenience, education, and personalized service.

| 9 months ago
Does an Acid Insult Alone Cause Cupping or Cratering on Exposed Dentin?

Does an Acid Insult Alone Cause Cupping or Cratering on Exposed Dentin?

Spear Resident Faculty member Dr. Robert Winter reveals other factors, beyond acid insult, that can contribute to cupping and cratering on exposed dentin.

| 9 months ago
What is Eco-Friendly Dentistry? Making Your Dental Practice Greener

What is Eco-Friendly Dentistry? Making Your Dental Practice Greener

Eco-friendly dentistry is a process of cutting waste, managing energy and water use, and using environmentally safer materials to support the environment...

| 10 months ago
The Advantages of Implant-Assisted Removable Partial Dentures (RPDs)
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The Advantages of Implant-Assisted Removable Partial Dentures (RPDs)

Dr. Ricardo Mitrani outlines the benefits of implant-assisted RPDs and explains why they can be an ideal 'transitional' treatment option for many patients.

| 10 months ago
The Pros and Cons of Dental Cements

The Pros and Cons of Dental Cements

Dr. John Carson examines the pros and cons of the three main types of dental cements.

| 10 months ago
The Role the First Point of Contact Plays in the Restorative Process
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The Role the First Point of Contact Plays in the Restorative Process

Dr. Douglas Benting talks about identifying the first point of contact in occlusion, and the role it plays in the restorative process.

| 10 months ago
The Importance of Perspective in Incisal and Occlusal Assessments
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The Importance of Perspective in Incisal and Occlusal Assessments

Dr. Robert Winter explains how perspective can make a significant difference when determining what is 'level' in incisal and occlusal assessments.

| 10 months ago
Evaluating the Worn Dentition from a Digital File

Evaluating the Worn Dentition from a Digital File

In this article, supported by several photo examples, Dr. Darin Dichter shows how the use of intraoral scanners can help facilitate occlusal analysis...

| 10 months ago
Dental Photography 101

Dental Photography 101

Dental photography is an integral part of the treatment planning process. Dr. Andy Janiga shares best practices for creating better photos to aid in case...

| 11 months ago
A Simplified Technique for Gathering Lab Information in Full Arch Cases
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A Simplified Technique for Gathering Lab Information in Full Arch Cases

Dr. Ricardo Mitrani shows how to simplify and streamline the process of gathering information to transfer to dental labs in implant-supported full arch...

| 11 months ago