Dentaltown Magazine - September 2018

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Howard Speaks: It's All About The Hustle Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran explains the importance of the “the hustle” when it comes to bringing in new patients to your practice.
by Dr. Howard Farran
Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran explains the importance of the “the hustle” when it comes to bringing in new patients to your practice.
Professional Courtesy: Dentists Love Disposables Dr. Thomas Giacobbi, Dentaltown’s editorial director, talks about the recent stigma surrounding plastic straws and what it could mean for dentistry.
by Dr. Thomas Giacobbi
Dr. Thomas Giacobbi, Dentaltown’s editorial director, talks about the recent stigma surrounding plastic straws and what it could mean for dentistry.
Show Your Work: 3-Visit Smile Reconstruction Drs. Sanna Charlie and Ram Vaderhobli share an elective minimally invasive approach to restore a patient’s maxillary peg laterals.
by Drs. Sanna Charlie and Ram Vaderhobli
Drs. Sanna Charlie and Ram Vaderhobli share an elective minimally invasive approach to restore a patient’s maxillary peg laterals.
Corporate Profile: Envisioning A Brighter Future Designs for Vision, a provider of an array of optical products that has been in business for more than 70 years, shares how Townies have benefited from its products and discusses its recent expansion.
Designs for Vision, a provider of an array of optical products that has been in business for more than 70 years, shares how Townies have benefited from its products and discusses its recent expansion.
A Dentures Case With A Personal Touch Dr. Ryan McCall shares a denture case that has special meaning to him, because the patient was his grandfather.
by Dr. Ryan McCall
Dr. Ryan McCall shares a denture case that has special meaning to him, because the patient was his grandfather.
Classified Information Drs. Diego Velasquez and Bryan J. Frantz explain some of the industry changes discussed at the American Academy of Periodontology World Workshop, and how they could affect your practice.
by Drs. Diego Velasquez and Bryan J. Frantz
Drs. Diego Velasquez and Bryan J. Frantz explain some of the industry changes discussed at the American Academy of Periodontology World Workshop, and how they could affect your practice.
Front Desk Success Trainers from the Scheduling Institute share the top four improvements your front desk can make right now to get more patients. Plus, learn about three “big picture” improvements needed to grow your practice.
Trainers from the Scheduling Institute share the top four improvements your front desk can make right now to get more patients. Plus, learn about three “big picture” improvements needed to grow your practice.
A Great Financial View Without The Vertigo Dr. Brady Frank discusses possible verticals that dentists could expand into for additional revenue opportunities.
by Dr. Brady Frank
Dr. Brady Frank discusses possible verticals that dentists could expand into for additional revenue opportunities.
The Evolution of Payment Over the centuries, not only has the practice of dentistry evolved, but the way people pay for treatment has, as well. Kirk Sweigard of CareCredit sheds some light on these different methods and what it can mean for your practice.
by Kirk Sweigard
Over the centuries, not only has the practice of dentistry evolved, but the way people pay for treatment has, as well. Kirk Sweigard of CareCredit sheds some light on these different methods and what it can mean for your practice.
Dental Data Defense Dr. David A. Wank explores different practice management software security features and considerations that can help keep offices and their patients’ privacy safe.
by Dr. David A. Wank
Dr. David A. Wank explores different practice management software security features and considerations that can help keep offices and their patients’ privacy safe.
Be A Smooth Operator One of the quickest ways to ensure retention and new business is being good on the phone. Sara Suddreth explains why it’s important, and how to excel at each step.
by Sarah Suddreth
One of the quickest ways to ensure retention and new business is being good on the phone. Sara Suddreth explains why it’s important, and how to excel at each step.
Laser Focused Dr. Samuel B. Low discusses the use of lasers when treating peri-implantitis.
by Dr. Samuel B. Low
Dr. Samuel B. Low discusses the use of lasers when treating peri-implantitis.
Fall Product Showcase Which items should you invest in for a great practice next year? We examine some of the most commonly “wished-for” items.
Which items should you invest in for a great practice next year? We examine some of the most commonly “wished-for” items.
Message Boards
Options To Anesthetize A Hot Tooth A Townie with hot tooth troubles asks the boards for help numbing an RCT patient.
A Townie with hot tooth troubles asks the boards for help numbing an RCT patient.
Hygienist Underdiagnosing Townies discuss how to motivate patients—and hygienists— to accept more frequent maintenance treatment when patients have mild to moderate perio issues.
Townies discuss how to motivate patients—and hygienists— to accept more frequent maintenance treatment when patients have mild to moderate perio issues.
Endo/Bu/Crown Sequence A future dental school graduate wonders how his fellow Townies schedule patients who need endo work, a buildup and a crown. His peers share their preferred techniques for efficient appointments and treatment.
A future dental school graduate wonders how his fellow Townies schedule patients who need endo work, a buildup and a crown. His peers share their preferred techniques for efficient appointments and treatment.
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.
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: Locator R-Tx Patient-removable overdentures
Patient-removable overdentures
Product Profile: Cervitec Plus Protect exposed root surfaces and control bacteria
Protect exposed root surfaces and control bacteria
Product Profile: Kleer Membership plans made easy
Membership plans made easy
Product Profile: NeoMTA Plus Stainproof, tricalcium silicate-based bioactive cement
Stainproof, tricalcium silicate-based bioactive cement
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