Dentaltown Magazine - September 2019

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Howard Speaks: Are You Keeping the Right Score? Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran explains the importance of staying organized and up-to-date with a management information system and a comprehensive chart of accounts.
by Dr. Howard Farran
Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran explains the importance of staying organized and up-to-date with a management information system and a comprehensive chart of accounts.
Professional Courtesy: Project Paperless: What’s Your Score? Dr. Thomas Giacobbi, Dentaltown’s editorial director, discusses the importance of maintaining a paperless practice. How do you measure up?
by Dr. Thomas Giacobbi
Dr. Thomas Giacobbi, Dentaltown’s editorial director, discusses the importance of maintaining a paperless practice. How do you measure up?
Show Your Work: Treating an Aging Population Dr. Raymond Kimsey shares a geriatric dentistry case in which he placed a direct restoration for a 94-year-old patient with Alzheimer’s disease, utilizing a crown form and composite.
by Dr. Raymond Kimsey
Dr. Raymond Kimsey shares a geriatric dentistry case in which he placed a direct restoration for a 94-year-old patient with Alzheimer’s disease, utilizing a crown form and composite.
Industry Insights: Technological Growth Tija Hunter, director of the Dental Careers Institute, discusses some of today’s most promising and popular technologies and how they can best be put to use in practices to boost profit margins.
by Tija Hunter
Tija Hunter, director of the Dental Careers Institute, discusses some of today’s most promising and popular technologies and how they can best be put to use in practices to boost profit margins.
Office Visit: Dr. Bryan Laskin This Townie’s Minnesota practice includes five general dentists, an orthodontist and an oral surgeon, and he’s tricked it out with the latest technology, which he calls the “easy button” to increasing the quality, quantity and experience of care.
by Kyle Patton, associate editor, Dentaltown magazine
This Townie’s Minnesota practice includes five general dentists, an orthodontist and an oral surgeon, and he’s tricked it out with the latest technology, which he calls the “easy button” to increasing the quality, quantity and experience of care.
Name that Oral Lesion! How’s your knowledge of oral pathology holding up? Dr. Seena Patel challenges <em>Dentaltown</em> readers to accurately diagnose lesions.
by Dr. Seena Patel
How’s your knowledge of oral pathology holding up? Dr. Seena Patel challenges Dentaltown readers to accurately diagnose lesions.
Best Swishes Hygienetown clinical director Linda Douglas, RDH, recaps the offerings for mouth rinses that can help address perio conditions such as gingivitis.
by Linda Douglas, RDH
Hygienetown clinical director Linda Douglas, RDH, recaps the offerings for mouth rinses that can help address perio conditions such as gingivitis.
How to Fund a New Business Tony Dickinson, chief operating officer of finance for NCMIC Finance Corp., walks dentists through the pros and cons of the different methods of funding a dental practice, and puts them into play to fund a fictional doctor’s second practice, from facility and furnishings through staffing and technology, marketing, insurance and more.
by Tony Dickinson
Tony Dickinson, chief operating officer of finance for NCMIC Finance Corp., walks dentists through the pros and cons of the different methods of funding a dental practice, and puts them into play to fund a fictional doctor’s second practice, from facility and furnishings through staffing and technology, marketing, insurance and more.
Byte Back Gary Salman, CEO of Black Talon Security, discusses the perils related to your practice’s digital privacy and piracy, and shares some surprising ways that hackers might be able to squirm into your system.
by Gary Salman
Gary Salman, CEO of Black Talon Security, discusses the perils related to your practice’s digital privacy and piracy, and shares some surprising ways that hackers might be able to squirm into your system.
Message Boards
Idiot Proof Crown Prep? Trying to  Come Up With One.   The Townie community comes to the rescue with tips to improve lab work.
The Townie community comes to the rescue with tips to improve lab work.
Sudden IAN Block Troubles A Townie revives a helpful thread, which spurs new ideas.
A Townie revives a helpful thread, which spurs new ideas.
SRP Diagnosed During Periodic Exam for The First Time This Townie wonders how to broach the topic with the patient.
This Townie wonders how to broach the topic with the patient.
1099 Hygienist Question  This Townie wants to know how to classify a part-time hygienist and stay within the tax law.
This Townie wants to know how to classify a part-time hygienist and stay within the tax law.
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.
Product Profile: A-dec 500 Creating a superior patient experience
Creating a superior patient experience
Product Profile: 3s PowerCure System Aesthetics, high quality and efficiency
Aesthetics, high quality and efficiency
Product Profile: ProLux, UniLux and AirLux Award-winning LED headlight packages
Award-winning LED headlight packages
Dentally Incorrect  Humor with bite...
Humor with bite...

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