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An Introduction to Silver Diamine Fluoride

Dr. Andy Janiga explains the history of using silver-based products for caries management and how silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is being utilized to prevent caries and arrest the progression of active lesions.

By Andy Janiga on March 31, 2021

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The Dental Old School vs. New School

Evolve or die? Not exactly, says Dr. Carl Steinberg. There's a place for an old school mentality, even as we introduce more technology in our practices.

By Carl Steinberg on March 29, 2021
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An Introduction to Silver Diamine Fluoride
By Andy Janiga on March 31, 2021
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Practice Management
The Dental Old School vs. New School
By Carl Steinberg on March 29, 2021
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Beyond Restoration
Photographic Tooth Inclination
By Jeffrey Bonk on March 25, 2021
Ultra-Conservative Management of the Discolored Tooth
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Ultra-Conservative Management of the Discolored Tooth

Explore a more modern, minimally invasive approach to the discolored non-vital teeth using the 'Modified Walking Bleach' approach.

| 1 month ago
Photographic Tooth Inclination
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Photographic Tooth Inclination

Dental photography is a key component to the FGTP planning process and the strategic photographic series of images aids the restorative dentist in evaluation...

| 1 month ago
The Next Evolution in Dental Digital Printing
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The Next Evolution in Dental Digital Printing

Spear Resident Faculty member Dr. Bob Winter believes an emerging 3D printing technique, called xolography, could signal an accelerated end to analogue-based...

| 1 month ago
Patient First Impressions – Setting the Tone for Long-Term Relationships
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Patient First Impressions – Setting the Tone for Long-Term Relationships

Patients who resist dentistry present dental teams with an opportunity to embrace those who need the help and comfort to know there is a solution to their...

| 1 month ago
Implant Esthetic Risk Assessment for Patient Consultation and Evaluation
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Implant Esthetic Risk Assessment for Patient Consultation and Evaluation

Dr. Will Martin's new Spear Online course, 'Utilizing the Esthetic Risk Assessment,' provides implementation techniques on how to evaluate 13 clinical...

| 1 month ago
Nothing Lasts Forever: Case Planning for Easier Future Retreatments
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Nothing Lasts Forever: Case Planning for Easier Future Retreatments

Learn treatment planning that prevents unnecessary future challenges after things break, to make things easier on you, your patient, and your colleagues.

| 1 month ago
New to Study Club: Incorporating Airway and Joint Concepts in Practice Workflow
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New to Study Club: Incorporating Airway and Joint Concepts in Practice Workflow

In his new Study Club module, Dr. Jeff Rouse outlines an approach to incorporate the evaluation and treatment of airway and TMJs into any practice model.

| 1 month ago
Shimstock and Occlusal Maintenance of Dental Implants
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Shimstock and Occlusal Maintenance of Dental Implants

Dr. Jeff Bonk provides a dental re-care appointment protocol for evaluating and managing occlusal forces on dental implants.

| 1 month ago
Using Caries Detection Dyes
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Using Caries Detection Dyes

Caries detection dyes help dentists determine when to stop tooth preparations in conservative treatment.

| 1 month ago
‘Dental Hacks’ Dr. Jason Lipscomb Leads Live Learning Continuum on Dental Marketing
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‘Dental Hacks’ Dr. Jason Lipscomb Leads Live Learning Continuum on Dental Marketing

Learn how to connect with more patients in this Live Learning Continuum led by a doctor-podcaster who knows a thing or two about online media.

| 2 months ago
Interproximal Contacts: Assessment and Adjustment
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Interproximal Contacts: Assessment and Adjustment

Learn how to increase the predictability of desired interdental contacts and improve collaboration between dental practice and lab technician.

| 2 months ago
CBCT: A Window Into ‘Why’
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CBCT: A Window Into ‘Why’

CBCT is a valuable tool to help dentists find solutions to correct and prevent problematic sleep, esthetics, and occlusal issues, and to ensure optimal...

| 2 months ago