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When Dental Patients Pop the Question ‘Can You Help Me?’

When Dental Patients Pop the Question ‘Can You Help Me?’

Learn how to address TMJ issues through Dr. Jim McKee's example of a new, 34-year-old patient who presented with a history of significant dental treatment.

| 2 months ago
3 Fun Strategies to Increase Dental Practice Team Engagement
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3 Fun Strategies to Increase Dental Practice Team Engagement

Does dental practice team alignment and patient engagement have to be boring? Absolutely not! Dr. Ricardo Mitrani explains how his dental office keeps...

| 3 months ago
Profile of a ‘Bad Patient:’ Why Honest Communication Wins
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Profile of a ‘Bad Patient:’ Why Honest Communication Wins

Patients who stop coming to the practice and need care can be frustrating for practice teams. How do we support our challenging, 'non-complaint' patients?

| 5 months ago
Digital Tools for Great Dentistry - 3 Must-Haves to Align Your Practice Team

Digital Tools for Great Dentistry - 3 Must-Haves to Align Your Practice Team

Spear Online provides the entire team with easy access to training tools through an enhanced mobile app, new Practice Delegate functionality, and faculty-curated...

| 6 months ago
I Made My Dental Assistant Cry
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I Made My Dental Assistant Cry

Wouldn't it be great if our dental practice team members behaved like teeth – logical and...

| 7 months ago
The ‘Practice Delegate’ Trifecta: 3 Tips to Find Your Ideal Team Training Partner

The ‘Practice Delegate’ Trifecta: 3 Tips to Find Your Ideal Team Training Partner

Team stress? Inefficiencies? Dr. Casey Murdock knows the feeling, but also saw his practice find harmony by empowering a delegate to help reinforce practice...

| 10 months ago
Practice Team Training Essentials – a Dental Assistant’s Perspective
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Practice Team Training Essentials – a Dental Assistant’s Perspective

Discover how Spear Online provides role-specific training for dental assistants and every member of your practice team, no matter what your practice is...

| 10 months ago
3 Crucial Steps to Foster True Practice Team Engagement – an Office Manager's Take
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3 Crucial Steps to Foster True Practice Team Engagement – an Office Manager's Take

How does your team use Spear Online? An office manager explains how dental teams can optimize role-specific content on the 'Gateway to Great Dentistry.'

| 11 months ago
New on Spear Online: Team Meeting, Patient Education Videos

New on Spear Online: Team Meeting, Patient Education Videos

Spear Online announces new video content for members, including Dr. Ricardo Mitrani's new Team Meeting videos and two new Patient Education videos.

| 1 year ago
Giving & Receiving Feedback in the Dental Practice
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Giving & Receiving Feedback in the Dental Practice

Providing your dental team with constructive feedback provides them with the greatest opportunity to grow and develop their careers.

| 1 year ago
Dental ‘Cloacopapyrology’ - Playing ‘Zone Defense’ Against COVID-19

Dental ‘Cloacopapyrology’ - Playing ‘Zone Defense’ Against COVID-19

Working in a COVID-19 recovery environment means today's dental practice must be prepared to manage infection control, but also patient anxiety.

| 1 year ago
Dentistry with a Mission

Dentistry with a Mission

With Armed Forces Day in mind, it's time to recognize military Dental Corps members and the many dental professionals who've served their country.

| 1 year ago