Dentaltown Magazine - October 2018

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Howard Speaks: Is Your Practice Poised for Growth? Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran explains how the brightest future for a dental practice involves supplying things that patients are demanding—and how to determine which ones are worth adding to your skills and services.
by Dr. Howard Farran
Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran explains how the brightest future for a dental practice involves supplying things that patients are demanding—and how to determine which ones are worth adding to your skills and services.
Professional Courtesy: Townie Meeting 2019: A Scottsdale Resort Recharge for the Whole Team Dr. Thomas Giacobbi, Dentaltown’s editorial director, previews what attendees can look forward to at next year’s Townie Meeting, which will be in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona.
by Dr. Thomas Giacobbi
Dr. Thomas Giacobbi, Dentaltown’s editorial director, previews what attendees can look forward to at next year’s Townie Meeting, which will be in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona.
Office Visit: Dr. Jeanette MacLean We tour the practice of Dentaltown’s newest editorial board member, pediatric dentist Dr. Jeanette MacLean.
by Kyle Patton, associate editor, Dentaltown magazine
We tour the practice of Dentaltown’s newest editorial board member, pediatric dentist Dr. Jeanette MacLean.
Full-Arch Implant Restoration Dr. Arun K. Garg and colleagues share a full-arch implant restoration case report that demonstrates a relatively simple alternative to traditional dentures or overdentures.
by Dr. Arun K. Garg with Drs. Renato Rossi Jr. and Maria del Pilar Rios
Dr. Arun K. Garg and colleagues share a full-arch implant restoration case report that demonstrates a relatively simple alternative to traditional dentures or overdentures.
Why Your  Porcelain  is Breaking Dr. Leonard Hess explains the top reasons why porcelain restorations break—and how to prevent it.
by Dr. Leonard Hess
Dr. Leonard Hess explains the top reasons why porcelain restorations break—and how to prevent it.
Is Your Practice Lease Haunted by Phantom Space?  Commercial lease consultants Dale Willerton and Jeff Grandfield explain how wrongly measured lease space can have significant effects on a tenant’s bottom line. Does your practice measure up?
by Dale Willerton and Jeff Grandfield
Commercial lease consultants Dale Willerton and Jeff Grandfield explain how wrongly measured lease space can have significant effects on a tenant’s bottom line. Does your practice measure up?
Don’t Shut Down—Reboot Dr. Norman C. Culver was almost ready to quit practicing dentistry—but after some soul searching, he decided to change the way he did so. He shares more than a dozen changes he made to his practice so he could begin to enjoy his career again.
by Dr. Norman C. Culver
Dr. Norman C. Culver was almost ready to quit practicing dentistry—but after some soul searching, he decided to change the way he did so. He shares more than a dozen changes he made to his practice so he could begin to enjoy his career again.
Take It From an AEGD Director: Dentaltown Rocks!  Dr. Gordon Lai, site director for the USCF/NYU Langone AEGD program, discusses how Dentaltown courses and message boards are incorporated into his training to teach residents about occlusion, endodontics, prosthodontics and more.
by Dr. Gordon Lai
Dr. Gordon Lai, site director for the USCF/NYU Langone AEGD program, discusses how Dentaltown courses and message boards are incorporated into his training to teach residents about occlusion, endodontics, prosthodontics and more.
Winning at Selling Angus Pryor discusses how hygienists can become more comfortable with the prospect of recommending products and services to patients, without feeling too “sales-y.”
by Angus Pryor
Angus Pryor discusses how hygienists can become more comfortable with the prospect of recommending products and services to patients, without feeling too “sales-y.”
Tips for Temps Registered dental hygienist Carly Clark, who works full time as a temp, shares her advice for hygienists who are looking to increase the number of practices that call them for work.
by Carly Clark, RDH, BS
Registered dental hygienist Carly Clark, who works full time as a temp, shares her advice for hygienists who are looking to increase the number of practices that call them for work.
Message Boards
Diagnose These BWs A Townie inspires his peers to discuss the whys and wherefores of caries diagnosis and treatment.
A Townie inspires his peers to discuss the whys and wherefores of caries diagnosis and treatment.
Keep Getting Concavity Under my Wedged Contacts A Townie looking to improve wedge placement gets some great tips.
A Townie looking to improve wedge placement gets some great tips.
Upper and Lower RPD. Increasing VDO? Please Help. Photos in Thread. A Townie shares a challenging removable case with good feedback.
A Townie shares a challenging removable case with good feedback.
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: BruxZir Esthetic Beauty in a class of its own
Beauty in a class of its own
Product Profile: Ergo Max Loupes Vision and ergonomics at work
Vision and ergonomics at work
Service Profile: Scientific Metals No hidden fees means higher scrap metal returns
No hidden fees means higher scrap metal returns
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