This whitepaper combines key findings from the 2019 ADA Health Policy Institute “Annual Dentistry Industry Report” and from Spear’s own years of research — highlighting the impact of consumerism on the dental industry, the decline in private dental insurance reimbursement rates and how digital resources help more clinicians shape lasting bonds with often-skeptical patients.
Spear Education, LLC. is designated as an Approved PACE
Program Provider by the Academy of
General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are
accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval
does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement.
The current term of approval extends from 4/1/22 - 12/31/24.
Provider ID# 219029
Spear Education, LLC is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in
identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or
endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by
boards of dentistry.
Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the
provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.