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Dentaltown Magazine - July 2017

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Dentaltown Magazine July 2017

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Howard Speaks: Are You At Risk of Peculation? Dr. Howard Farran, founder of Dentaltown magazine, discusses the fact that almost 50 percent of dental practices will be targets of employee embezzlement—and how to reduce the risk of it happening to you.
Dr. Howard Farran, founder of Dentaltown magazine, discusses the fact that almost 50 percent of dental practices will be targets of employee embezzlement—and how to reduce the risk of it happening to you.
Professional Courtesy: Winners Vote, Voters Win It’s that time of year again! Dr. Thomas Giacobbi, Dentaltown editorial director, shares how important it is to participate in this year’s Townie Choice Awards voting season.
It’s that time of year again! Dr. Thomas Giacobbi, Dentaltown editorial director, shares how important it is to participate in this year’s Townie Choice Awards voting season.
Show Your Work: When Plans Go Awry Dr. Jordan Sanders shares an implant case involving a patient who couldn’t open wide enough to accommodate the surgical guide or osteotomy drills and how the case proceeded from there.
Dr. Jordan Sanders shares an implant case involving a patient who couldn’t open wide enough to accommodate the surgical guide or osteotomy drills and how the case proceeded from there.
Seeing the Sites Scott McDonald of Dental Demographics discusses national trends and the best regions in the country to open a practice right now.
Scott McDonald of Dental Demographics discusses national trends and the best regions in the country to open a practice right now.
It All Starts with the Prep,  Doctor! Dr. Shalom Mehler shares a case study about PFM (porcelain fused to metal) crowns and how it all “starts with the prep.”
Dr. Shalom Mehler shares a case study about PFM (porcelain fused to metal) crowns and how it all “starts with the prep.”
Make Mine a Combo For some adult patients, Dr. Blair Feldman uses a combination treatment of braces on the lower teeth with Invisalign on the upper teeth, followed by full Invisalign treatment for the remainder of the time.
For some adult patients, Dr. Blair Feldman uses a combination treatment of braces on the lower teeth with Invisalign on the upper teeth, followed by full Invisalign treatment for the remainder of the time.
Instant Success Dr. Bruce Baird and Vicki McManus Peterson of Productive Dentist Academy discuss how customer experience should be at the front of every dentist’s marketing plans.
Dr. Bruce Baird and Vicki McManus Peterson of Productive Dentist Academy discuss how customer experience should be at the front of every dentist’s marketing plans.
Q&A: Marketing Your Practice Joy Gendusa, founder and CEO of PostcardMania, answers the top four questions she hears from dentists about how to market their practices.
Joy Gendusa, founder and CEO of PostcardMania, answers the top four questions she hears from dentists about how to market their practices.
Townie Choice Awards Product Showcase It’s summertime—time to cast your vote for the most dependable, user-friendly, can’t-live-without products and services offered in the dental industry.
It’s summertime—time to cast your vote for the most dependable, user-friendly, can’t-live-without products and services offered in the dental industry.
Continuing Education: To Buffer or Not to Buffer Dr. Charles D. Schlesinger compares buffered and unbuffered anesthetics, with an emphasis on the efficacy and speed of each.
Dr. Charles D. Schlesinger compares buffered and unbuffered anesthetics, with an emphasis on the efficacy and speed of each.
Dentally Incorrect Humor with bite...
Humor with bite...

Message Boards

Help! None of My Crowns Are Fitting! So. Many. Remakes. A dentist’s efforts at seating crowns are failing too often for her liking. Can her fellow Townies identify the cause(s)?
A dentist’s efforts at seating crowns are failing too often for her liking. Can her fellow Townies identify the cause(s)?
It’s Not Over-Etching— It IS Over-Drying  Townies talk bonding and find there’s some division on what’s the best practice.
Townies talk bonding and find there’s some division on what’s the best practice.
What’s the Protocol for Perio Disease in Your Office?  Townies weigh in on how to proceed when patients present with pockets … and what to do if they won’t agree to treatment.
Townies weigh in on how to proceed when patients present with pockets … and what to do if they won’t agree to treatment.

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.
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 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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