Dentaltown Magazine - February 2012

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by Benjamin Lund, Editor, Dentaltown Magazine
Untraditional Success
Howard Farran, DDS, MAGD, MBA, DICOI; Publisher, Dentaltown Magazine
This month he talks about why you should go to the 10th annual Townie Meeting.
Thomas Giacobbi, DDS, FAGD, Editorial Director, Dentaltown Magazine
Editorial Director Dr. Thomas Giacobbi discusses the newest technology in digital dentures and two companies introducing this new technology
by Drs. Joel Berg and Nestor Cohenca
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry President-elect Dr. Joel Berg and Dr. Nestor Cohenca review the rudiments of pulp therapy for children.
by Douglas Carlsen, DDS
Dr. Douglas Carlsen provides a simple arithmetical way for you to calculate how much money you will need to retire and how much you should save each year.
by Garrett B. Gunderson
Garrett B. Gunderson, The New York Times bestselling author of Killing Sacred Cows, details the top money mistakes he sees dentists making, and how, by fixing these problems, dentists can recover 10 percent or more of their income.
by Michael Kesner, DDS
Dr. Michael Kesner writes about the team bonus system and how having the right bonus system will incentivize your team and give them a sense of ownership in your practice.
by Jason Lipscomb, DDS
10 Reasons to Use Social Media
by James AcAnally, DDS
10 Reasons Social Media isn't Worth Your Time
by Benjamin Lund, Editor, Dentaltown Magazine
This month, Dentaltown Magazine visits with Dr. Amy Nunrha at her practice’s very unique location – the Vancouver International Airport.
by Paresh B. Patel, DDS and Andrea Mascolo, DDS
This case report from Drs. Paresh B. Patel and Andrea Mascolo, demonstrates the use of mini dental implants to restore four missing lower incisors in a resorbed residual ridge with four full contour zirconia crowns.
by Thomas Giacobbi, DDS, FAGD, Editorial Director, Dentaltown Magazine
Editorial Director Dr. Thomas Giacobbi interviews laboratory director, and co-founder of C3 Jian, Randy Eckert. C3 Jian has developed a recipe for a mouthrinse that just might be the secret to eliminating Strep mutans.
by Drs. Kenneth Koch and Dennis Brave
There have been some exciting materials recently introduced to endodontics that not only have resulted in better, more efficient techniques, but have actually started to redefine it. Drs. Kenneth Koch and Dennis Brave take a look at what they are and how they are changing the specialty.
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This common sentiment can be deceiving as many of these easy teeth are not so easy. Proceed with caution.
Townie Clinicals
Which technique do you use? Do you believe that one is better than another?
Straightforward case when there is little inter-radicular bone to work with.
In This Issue
Online features for the month of February
If you would like to submit a new product for consideration to appear in this section, please send your press releases to Assistant Editor Marie Leland at
Actual Instruction Labels on Consumer Goods
Hygiene & Prevention
by Trisha O’Hehir, RDH, MS Editorial Director, Hygienetown
Dental Caries – Not Just a Hole in a Tooth
•Bacteria Involved in the Caries Process
•Caries-associated Bacteria in the Caries Process
•Taste Genes Influence Caries Rates in Children
•Genetic Markers for Caries Identified
•Root Caries in Periodontal Patients
•The “Iceberg of Dental Caries” – Diagnostic Thresholds in Clinical Trials and Practice
As people keep their teeth longer, root caries becomes a serious problem.
One dentist’s passion for his CBCT machine is contagious as it generates interest in the technology.
by Drs. Bill Busch, Brad Durham, Mark Hyman and Justin Moody


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