Dentaltown Magazine - September 2012

Howard Farran, DDS, MAGD, MBA, DICOI; Publisher, Dentaltown Magazine
This month, Dentaltown Magazine Publisher Dr. Howard Farran talks about getting back to the basics by identifying your core values.
Thomas Giacobbi, DDS, FAGD, Editorial Director, Dentaltown Magazine
Dentaltown Magazine Editorial Director Dr. Thomas Giacobbi encourages you to think about your office through the eyes of a patient taking a tour.
Fred Joyal
Fred Joyal, founder of 1-800-DENTIST, writes about the pros and cons of the position.
Benjamin Lund, Editor Dentaltown Magazine
Where Chemistry and Oral Health Meet
Tom Hopkins
Tom Hopkins shows you how to provide patients with ideas like posting reviews, writing testimonials or giving them several business cards to take to their friends.
Douglas Carlsen, DDS
Dr. Douglas Carlsen tells of common financial mistakes to dodge at these key times in a dentist’s life.
Joe Steven Jr., DDS
Dr. Joe Steven Jr. shows how to successfully schedule same-day dentistry for the benefit of your patients and your production numbers.
Dr. Joseph Banker
Dr. Joseph Banker discusses the best techniques for getting pearly whites pearly white.
Townies recall their recent trip to 3M’s headquarters to give input on upcoming products.
Dr. Howard Farran, John Christensen, Dr. Rhonda Savage and Patrick Tessier gather for an impromptu roundtable at the World Dental Forum, discussing a common interest: passion.
Dr. William Kane
Dr. William Kane points out how to identify if a patient has an addiction and how to aid in treatment.
Message Boards
A Townie offers colleagues a collection of impressive single tooth isolation anterior composite cases.
One dentist thinks treating snoring without a diagnosis is malpractice. Do you agree?
In This Issue
Howard M. Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education
What’s New in Continuing Education?
Simplified Step-by-Step Layering Technique for Aesthetic Anterior Composite Buildup
Hygiene & Prevention
Trisha O’Hehir, RDH, MS Editorial Director, Hygienetown
Unblocking the Nose
Trisha O’Hehir, RDH, MS Editorial Director, Hygienetown and Amy Francis, RDH, OM
Hygienists discuss the importance of sleep apnea to a patient’s overall health, and their role in it.
Howard Farran, DDS, MAGD, MBA, DICOI; Publisher, Dentaltown Magazine
Dr. Brady Frank with a special contribution by Dr. Ryan Swain

Townie Perks
Sally Gross, Member Services Specialist
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