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Diagnosing Dental Pain: The Phantom Menace

Diagnosing Dental Pain: The Phantom Menace

When diagnosing dental pain, it can be frustrating when initial tests don't reveal much if anything. One dentist shares how he solved one such case.

| 6 years ago
Spear Releases Patient Education Video on Removable Orthodontic Retainers

Spear Releases Patient Education Video on Removable Orthodontic Retainers

We released a new Patient Education video on removable orthodontic retainers. Learn more.

| 6 years ago
Defined Dental Benefit Plans: Why Insurance Does Not Exist
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Defined Dental Benefit Plans: Why Insurance Does Not Exist

We look at the difference between defined dental benefit plans and dental insurance.

| 6 years ago
New Online Dental Team Meeting: Phasing Complex Treatment over Time

New Online Dental Team Meeting: Phasing Complex Treatment over Time

Learn how to better help patients who otherwise can't or won't accept dental treatment by phasing that treatment over time.

| 6 years ago
The ‘Customized’ Posterior Composite Matrix
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The ‘Customized’ Posterior Composite Matrix

Posterior Class II resin restorations can be difficult, but you can make it a little easier using this 6-step customized matrix technique.

| 6 years ago
Should Dentists Use Kovanaze Nasal Spray?
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Should Dentists Use Kovanaze Nasal Spray?

A review of Kovanaze, looking at the research on this new dental anesthesia as well as the side effects and best practices.

| 6 years ago
Dental Composite Comparison: Venus Diamond vs. Sonicfill 2

Dental Composite Comparison: Venus Diamond vs. Sonicfill 2

We compare Venus Diamond to Sonicfill 2 in this first of our composite comparison...

| 6 years ago
My Time Travel Adventure: Chalkboard Thinking in an iPad World
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My Time Travel Adventure: Chalkboard Thinking in an iPad World

During a recent class reunion, Imtiaz Manji reflected on how technology often moves faster than people.

| 6 years ago
Orthodontics is Focus of Two New Patient Education Videos

Orthodontics is Focus of Two New Patient Education Videos

Use these orthodontics patient education videos to help your patients better understand traditional orthodontics procedures and palatal expanders.

| 6 years ago
New Dental Team Meeting Course: Treatment Planning Records

New Dental Team Meeting Course: Treatment Planning Records

In our newest dental team meeting course, we show teams the best way to communicate with patients so that they are aware of any issues and what is needed...

| 6 years ago
Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part VIII
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Considerations for Preparation Design and Facial Margin Placement: Part VIII

We look at soft-tissue grafting for dental patients who present with non-carious cervical lesions.

| 6 years ago
Understanding the Informed Consent Process for Dentists

Understanding the Informed Consent Process for Dentists

Informed consent in dentistry is an important part of pre-treatment communication with patients. Learn how to ensure you and your patients are on the...

| 6 years ago