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Dentaltown Magazine - April 2017

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Howard Speaks: Gorilla Warfare Dr. Howard Farran, founder of Dentaltown magazine, shares why, as a dentist, it might be best to let someone else on your staff handle HR and patient communication.
Dr. Howard Farran, founder of Dentaltown magazine, shares why, as a dentist, it might be best to let someone else on your staff handle HR and patient communication.
Professional Courtesy: The Blame Game  Dr. Thomas Giacobbi, Dentaltown editorial director, highlights the importance of taking responsibility when unfortunate errors crop up in your practice.
Dr. Thomas Giacobbi, Dentaltown editorial director, highlights the importance of taking responsibility when unfortunate errors crop up in your practice.
Show Your Work: No Shrink? No Stress? No Problem  Dr. Jason Olitsky shares a case study featuring direct restoration of posterior teeth using a bulk fill technique.
Dr. Jason Olitsky shares a case study featuring direct restoration of posterior teeth using a bulk fill technique.
Office Visit: Dr. Cory Glenn We step inside the office of one of the most-followed members on Dentaltown message boards: Dr. Cory Glenn, who practices in Winchester, Tennessee. Discover his practice philosophy, and the products and services he considers must-haves for his office.
We step inside the office of one of the most-followed members on Dentaltown message boards: Dr. Cory Glenn, who practices in Winchester, Tennessee. Discover his practice philosophy, and the products and services he considers must-haves for his office.
Rehabilitation  After Oral Cancer: Patient Treatment Considerations Dr. Lauren Levi discusses how cancer treatments like chemotherapy, radiation treatment and neck surgery are associated with conditions including xerostomia and trismus, which require special treatment during oral care.
Dr. Lauren Levi discusses how cancer treatments like chemotherapy, radiation treatment and neck surgery are associated with conditions including xerostomia and trismus, which require special treatment during oral care.
Mastering the Spectrum of Care Dental hygienist Cheryl DiVita and dental marketing manager Katie Zoratti share tips on treating children with autism—from preplanning at home to procedures  in the chair.
Dental hygienist Cheryl DiVita and dental marketing manager Katie Zoratti share tips on treating children with autism—from preplanning at home to procedures in the chair.
The Social Media Buffet You probably know your practice should be on social media—but do you know how to use it to your advantage? These tips and tricks will help dentists maximize participation and connection with both current and potential patients.
You probably know your practice should be on social media—but do you know how to use it to your advantage? These tips and tricks will help dentists maximize participation and connection with both current and potential patients.
CE: Emergency Medications Every Dentist Should Know Dr. Allan Schwartz discusses the most common medications found in proprietary dental emergency medication kits—their pharmacodynamics, administration and possible physiological responses.
Dr. Allan Schwartz discusses the most common medications found in proprietary dental emergency medication kits—their pharmacodynamics, administration and possible physiological responses.

Message Boards

Going Insurance Free Townies discuss whether it’s possible to free themselves from the shackles of PPO insurance plans and how doing so might affect the number of patients they see, as well as their doctor-patient relationships.
Townies discuss whether it’s possible to free themselves from the shackles of PPO insurance plans and how doing so might affect the number of patients they see, as well as their doctor-patient relationships.
Dry Socket Treatments  A Townie’s favorite postop dry-socket solutions are no longer sold in the U.S. market, so he tosses the question to his peers: Are there any affordable, effective solutions that can replace them?
A Townie’s favorite postop dry-socket solutions are no longer sold in the U.S. market, so he tosses the question to his peers: Are there any affordable, effective solutions that can replace them?
Third Root on #19 A dentist turns to the boards before deciding what to do with a tooth with two distal roots. Should he extract?
A dentist turns to the boards before deciding what to do with a tooth with two distal roots. Should he extract?
Do You Have a Periodontal Program for Your Office? A doc asks for advice on setting up a program to share with his hygienists and their patients. How do you educate patients so they’ll accept treatment for a condition that might not hurt?
A doc asks for advice on setting up a program to share with his hygienists and their patients. How do you educate patients so they’ll accept treatment for a condition that might not hurt?

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.
New Products Take a look at some of the newest products hitting the market.
Take a look at some of the newest products hitting the market.
POLL 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.
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