Dentaltown Magazine - June 2018

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Howard Speaks: Maximize the ROI of Your CE Take a lot of CE courses? Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran shares the importance of not just taking CE, but taking the best courses for the needs of you and your patients.
by Dr. Howard Farran
Take a lot of CE courses? Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran shares the importance of not just taking CE, but taking the best courses for the needs of you and your patients.
Professional Courtesy: Billion-Dollar Battle Do you offer clear aligners in your practice? Dr. Thomas Giacobbi, Dentaltown’s editorial director, wonders why this subset of dentistry is plagued by legal battles and other issues.
by Dr. Thomas Giacobbi
Do you offer clear aligners in your practice? Dr. Thomas Giacobbi, Dentaltown’s editorial director, wonders why this subset of dentistry is plagued by legal battles and other issues.
The Cons and Pros of DSOs Are dental service organizations good for dentistry? Dr. Gordon J. Christensen examines their advantages—and limitations.
by Dr. Gordon J. Christensen
Are dental service organizations good for dentistry? Dr. Gordon J. Christensen examines their advantages—and limitations.
Office Visit: Dr. Peter Drews This month Dentaltown visits Dr. Peter Drews, a former U.S. Navy officer who turned a former Friendly’s ice cream parlor in Lewiston, Maine, into an eight-chair practice with three hygienists, an expanded- services dental assistant, a licensed denturist and an in-house lab.
by Kyle Patton
This month Dentaltown visits Dr. Peter Drews, a former U.S. Navy officer who turned a former Friendly’s ice cream parlor in Lewiston, Maine, into an eight-chair practice with three hygienists, an expanded- services dental assistant, a licensed denturist and an in-house lab.
Townie Survey: Tech Questions  We asked Townies which areas of dentistry they were most interested in learning about— and here they explain why, in their own words.
We asked Townies which areas of dentistry they were most interested in learning about— and here they explain why, in their own words.
New Science in the World of Whitening   Registered dental hygienists Mary Jane Livingston and Jennifer Vasquez answer commonly asked whitening questions, such as long-term effects on enamel, techniques to reduce tooth sensitivity, and maintenance recommendations for patients.
by Mary Jane Livingston and Jennifer Vasquez
Registered dental hygienists Mary Jane Livingston and Jennifer Vasquez answer commonly asked whitening questions, such as long-term effects on enamel, techniques to reduce tooth sensitivity, and maintenance recommendations for patients.
Open or Closed? Dr. Gary Radz discusses the indications for using open-tray or closed-tray impression techniques for implant cases.
by Dr. Gary Radz
Dr. Gary Radz discusses the indications for using open-tray or closed-tray impression techniques for implant cases.
Townie Influencers A recently released list of the most influential dentists in America is packed with Townies, who make up more than two-thirds of the winners. Congratulations, Townies!
A recently released list of the most influential dentists in America is packed with Townies, who make up more than two-thirds of the winners. Congratulations, Townies!
The Direct  Approach Dr. Sigal Jacobson discusses techniques to create great-looking, long-lasting composite veneers.
by Dr. Sigal Jacobson
Dr. Sigal Jacobson discusses techniques to create great-looking, long-lasting composite veneers.
Townie Meeting 2018 Take a look at some of the highlights of this year’s Townie Meeting and what to look forward to next year in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Take a look at some of the highlights of this year’s Townie Meeting and what to look forward to next year in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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How to Remove This Wicked Deep Implant  Townies offer a peer some great ideas, and a hefty bag of tricks to help with this misadventure.
Townies offer a peer some great ideas, and a hefty bag of tricks to help with this misadventure.
It’s What You Say and How You Say It  Dr. John Nosti shares a new case and asks Townies how they would communicate with the patient to motivate treatment.
Dr. John Nosti shares a new case and asks Townies how they would communicate with the patient to motivate treatment.
How Long Is Your Hygiene Appointment, and What Does She Do?   What goes on during a hygiene appointment? Townies discuss what should happen … and what actually does.
What goes on during a hygiene appointment? Townies discuss what should happen … and what actually does.
In This Issue
Continuing Education Update Dr. Howard Goldstein, Dentaltown’s director of continuing education, shares the latest CE offerings released on dentaltown.com last month.
by Dr. Howard Goldstein
Dr. Howard Goldstein, Dentaltown’s director of continuing education, shares the latest CE offerings released on dentaltown.com last month.
Live CE Events: Travel and Learn 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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