Dentaltown Magazine - January 2019

More Options
Articles
Howard Speaks: The Value of Communication Hasn’t Changed, Just the Medium Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran shares how and why communication is one of the most important components of success.
by Dr. Howard Farran
Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran shares how and why communication is one of the most important components of success.
Professional Courtesy: Looking Ahead in 2019 Dr. Thomas Giacobbi, Dentaltown’s editorial director, shares his thoughts and predictions on what 2019 has in store for the dental practice.
by Dr. Thomas Giacobbi
Dr. Thomas Giacobbi, Dentaltown’s editorial director, shares his thoughts and predictions on what 2019 has in store for the dental practice.
Townie Meeting Preview A complete look at this year’s Townie Meeting lineup, from speakers and courses to sponsors and social events. We’ve got all the information you need to join us in Scottsdale, Arizona, from March 20–23.
A complete look at this year’s Townie Meeting lineup, from speakers and courses to sponsors and social events. We’ve got all the information you need to join us in Scottsdale, Arizona, from March 20–23.
Identifying a Sleeping Giant Dr. Brock Rondeau shares information about treating sleep apnea, including forms that dentists can use to screen for the condition.
by Dr. Brock Rondeau
Dr. Brock Rondeau shares information about treating sleep apnea, including forms that dentists can use to screen for the condition.
Composite Attachments with Clear Aligners  Dr. Terry A. Giangreco discusses the role of composite attachments during clear aligner treatment and shares a case study of treating a patient who presented with two Maryland bridges and a three-unit PFM bridge.
by Dr. Terry A. Giangreco
Dr. Terry A. Giangreco discusses the role of composite attachments during clear aligner treatment and shares a case study of treating a patient who presented with two Maryland bridges and a three-unit PFM bridge.
Contractual Obligations Dr. Suzanne Gilman, a licensed dentist and a licensed attorney, explains what associate dentists should consider during the employment negotiation process.
by Dr. Suzanne Gilman
Dr. Suzanne Gilman, a licensed dentist and a licensed attorney, explains what associate dentists should consider during the employment negotiation process.
Soldiering Through Misfortune Dentaltown’s special projects editor John Lannon discusses what dentists should consider when researching disability insurance. One Townie separated his shoulder, broke his arm and damaged his rotator cuff in a fall, and was told by a surgeon that it could be up to six months before he could practice dentistry again. In such a case, how do you best protect your bottom line?
by Dentaltown special projects editor John Lannon
Dentaltown’s special projects editor John Lannon discusses what dentists should consider when researching disability insurance. One Townie separated his shoulder, broke his arm and damaged his rotator cuff in a fall, and was told by a surgeon that it could be up to six months before he could practice dentistry again. In such a case, how do you best protect your bottom line?
Safe Internet Usage  in a Dental Practice Dr. Lorne Lavine discusses safe internet usage in the dental practice—how to mitigate the risks and maximize the benefits.
by Dr. Lorne Lavine
Dr. Lorne Lavine discusses safe internet usage in the dental practice—how to mitigate the risks and maximize the benefits.
Real Science, Real Safety Researcher Effie Greathouse shares the latest information about fluoridation and the federal government agencies tasked with regulating fluoride levels in drinking water.
by Effie Greathouse
Researcher Effie Greathouse shares the latest information about fluoridation and the federal government agencies tasked with regulating fluoride levels in drinking water.
Improve Your EQ Dr. Shakila Angadi discusses dentists’ EQ—emotional intelligence–and how it affects not just staff and patient communication but the clinician’s mindset as well.
by Dr. Shakila Angadi
Dr. Shakila Angadi discusses dentists’ EQ—emotional intelligence–and how it affects not just staff and patient communication but the clinician’s mindset as well.
Message Boards
Situations Like This Make Me Loathe Dentistry After one Townie shares a frustrating case, his peers discuss buildups versus crowns and the mental challenges of operating under a perfectionist mindset.
After one Townie shares a frustrating case, his peers discuss buildups versus crowns and the mental challenges of operating under a perfectionist mindset.
Beaten Again by the Lower First Premolar A canal is missed; Townies discuss technique and treatment philosophy.
A canal is missed; Townies discuss technique and treatment philosophy.
It’s About Time!  A Townie shares the story of a patient whose dentist gave her a “backup” crown after he repaired her front-tooth dental emergency in 1956.
A Townie shares the story of a patient whose dentist gave her a “backup” crown after he repaired her front-tooth dental emergency in 1956.
My Wife Has an 8mm Sinus Perf, Root in  the Sinus. What Should Be Done?  Four years after his original post, a dentist returns to update Townies on what happened in this oral surgery case.
Four years after his original post, a dentist returns to update Townies on what happened in this oral surgery case.
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.
Product Profile: Glidewell.io Dentists’ laboratory partner is now chairside
Dentists’ laboratory partner is now chairside
Dentally Incorrect Humor With Bite...
Humor With Bite...
Online Exclusives

Sponsors

Townie Perks

Site Help

Sally Gross, Member Services
Phone: +1-480-445-9710
Email: sally@farranmedia.com

Follow Dentaltown

Mobile App

WITH DENTALTOWN . . . NO DENTIST WILL EVER HAVE TO PRACTICE SOLO AGAIN®

WWW.DENTALTOWN.COM - WHERE THE DENTAL COMMUNITY LIVES®

9633 S. 48th Street Suite 200 • Phoenix, AZ 85044 · Phone: +1-480-598-0001 · Fax: +1-480-598-3450
©1999-2019 Dentaltown, L.L.C., a division of Farran Media, L.L.C. · All Rights Reserved