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Dentaltown Magazine - February 2017

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Howard Speaks: An Epic Implantologist Dentaltown founder Howard Farran’s 2016 podcast with implant pioneer Dr. Carl E. Misch was a legendary 2.5-hour discussion. We kick off our special section with the first highlights of the talk.
Dentaltown founder Howard Farran’s 2016 podcast with implant pioneer Dr. Carl E. Misch was a legendary 2.5-hour discussion. We kick off our special section with the first highlights of the talk.
Professional Courtesy: Your Comments Needed As Dr. Thomas Giacobbi reaches his 14th year as editorial director of Dentaltown, he asks for Townie feedback: What would you like to see in future issues of the magazine?
As Dr. Thomas Giacobbi reaches his 14th year as editorial director of Dentaltown, he asks for Townie feedback: What would you like to see in future issues of the magazine?
Show your work: Same-Day Service Dr. Ara Nazarian shares a case study involving same-day implants for four teeth in the lower posterior region.
Dr. Ara Nazarian shares a case study involving same-day implants for four teeth in the lower posterior region.
Special Section: Digital Impact We asked dentists which items they’d purchased over the past few years had proven to be game-changers in their practice. The overwhelming majority involved digital technology, from CBCT and CAD/CAM to intraoral cameras and digital sensors and imaging. In this special section, dozens of Townies discuss the products that provided the most digital impact for practice success.
We asked dentists which items they’d purchased over the past few years had proven to be game-changers in their practice. The overwhelming majority involved digital technology, from CBCT and CAD/CAM to intraoral cameras and digital sensors and imaging. In this special section, dozens of Townies discuss the products that provided the most digital impact for practice success.
The Longest Case History Reported in Dental Literature? A case study that examines how a vital pulpotomy using calcium hydroxide paste has held up over seven decades.
A case study that examines how a vital pulpotomy using calcium hydroxide paste has held up over seven decades.
Google: The Leading Cause of Truth Decay Widespread access to search engines like Google has led to “truth decay,” where people find inaccurate or biased information. Colin Receveur shares advice on how to communicate with different types of patients that dentists might discover in their chairs.
Widespread access to search engines like Google has led to “truth decay,” where people find inaccurate or biased information. Colin Receveur shares advice on how to communicate with different types of patients that dentists might discover in their chairs.
An Epic Implantologist In honor of implant pioneer Dr. Carl E. Misch, we excerpt the highlights of his 2016 podcast with Dentaltown founder Howard Farran.
In honor of implant pioneer Dr. Carl E. Misch, we excerpt the highlights of his 2016 podcast with Dentaltown founder Howard Farran.
Comprehending ‘Comprehensive Dentistry’ Dr. Hazel Glasper discusses how the shift to comprehensive dentistry has advanced the profession—but how many in the field truly embrace the practice and offer patients the full spectrum of benefits that can be realized?
Dr. Hazel Glasper discusses how the shift to comprehensive dentistry has advanced the profession—but how many in the field truly embrace the practice and offer patients the full spectrum of benefits that can be realized?
There’s No Time Like the Present for Hygienists 2017 Townie Meeting speaker Nancy Adair discusses why there’s never been a better time to be a dental hygienist.
2017 Townie Meeting speaker Nancy Adair discusses why there’s never been a better time to be a dental hygienist.
CE: Airway Resistance During Sedation In the first of a two-part CE series about how anesthesia affects airways, Dr. Jason R. Flores discusses the two main principles of airflow during sedation, and how they could affect the breathing of anesthetized patients.
In the first of a two-part CE series about how anesthesia affects airways, Dr. Jason R. Flores discusses the two main principles of airflow during sedation, and how they could affect the breathing of anesthetized patients.

Message Boards

Post-Op Sensitivity After Replacing Amalgams with Composites After a patient complains of sensitivity to cold, a dentist wonders if he’s been doing composite restorations correctly. Townies weigh in with several factors, including etch time and isolation.
After a patient complains of sensitivity to cold, a dentist wonders if he’s been doing composite restorations correctly. Townies weigh in with several factors, including etch time and isolation.
Diastema Closure—Bioclear/Polychromatic Approach A Townie favorite closes a gap and shares his tricks.
A Townie favorite closes a gap and shares his tricks.
Hygienist Compensation Based on production, or salaried? Bonuses? Townies weigh in.
Based on production, or salaried? Bonuses? Townies weigh in.

In This Issue

On Dentaltown.com Visit dentaltown.com for an ongoing conversation about everything from tough cases to staff issues to what team is going to win the World Series this year. Join the discussion!
Visit dentaltown.com for an ongoing conversation about everything from tough cases to staff issues to what team is going to win the World Series this year. Join the discussion!
Continuing Education Update Dr. Howard Goldstein, Dentaltown’s director of continuing education, shares the latest CE offerings released on dentaltown.com last month.
Dr. Howard Goldstein, Dentaltown’s director of continuing education, shares the latest CE offerings released on dentaltown.com last month.
Study Abroad: Live CE Events Each month, Dentaltown magazine will publish some of Composite CE’s picks for the most intriguing and appealing live dental courses.
Each month, Dentaltown magazine will publish some of Composite CE’s picks for the most intriguing and appealing live dental courses.
Industry News Take a look at some of the latest happenings in the dental industry.
Take a look at some of the latest happenings in the dental industry.
POLL: Pediatric Dentistry With our monthly poll you can see how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how dentistry is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the profession. Take a look at this month’s topic and results.
With our monthly poll you can see how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how dentistry is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the profession. Take a look at this month’s topic and results.
Product Profile Dentsply Sirona Restorative
Dentsply Sirona Restorative
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