Dentaltown Magazine - January 2021

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Robotic-Assisted Dental Implant Surgery Dr. Christopher Bingham— a Townie periodontist who practices in Austin, Texas—discusses the robotically guided system he uses to help him surgically place dental implants. “Location, depth and angulation are all controlled down to a fraction of a millimeter,” says Bingham, who recently used the device to place implants in Teeth 3, 4 and 5 in conjunction with a sinus lift—a close proximity that’s a challenge even for specialists.
by Dr. Christopher M. Bingham
Dr. Christopher Bingham— a Townie periodontist who practices in Austin, Texas—discusses the robotically guided system he uses to help him surgically place dental implants. “Location, depth and angulation are all controlled down to a fraction of a millimeter,” says Bingham, who recently used the device to place implants in Teeth 3, 4 and 5 in conjunction with a sinus lift—a close proximity that’s a challenge even for specialists.
File Delivery Drs. Allen Ali Nasseh and Anne Lauren Koch review their protocol for endodontic treatment of difficult molar cases, illustrated by a case with a severely curved mesial buccal root on a maxillary molar.
by Drs. Allen Ali Nasseh and Anne Lauren Koch
Drs. Allen Ali Nasseh and Anne Lauren Koch review their protocol for endodontic treatment of difficult molar cases, illustrated by a case with a severely curved mesial buccal root on a maxillary molar.
5 To Grow On: Part 2 The final installment of this series with the Scheduling Institute’s Jay Geier discusses strategies involving space and equipment, clinical duplication and financial discipline, which require planning and investment but also remove the limitations that are restricting your growth.
by Jay Geier
The final installment of this series with the Scheduling Institute’s Jay Geier discusses strategies involving space and equipment, clinical duplication and financial discipline, which require planning and investment but also remove the limitations that are restricting your growth.
'My Worst Mouth' Contest On Dentaltown’s message boards, we asked Townies to submit photos of the most challenging mouths they’d ever treated. From the more than 75 posts, we selected eight cases to vie for top honors in the “My Worst Mouth” Contest.
by Sam Mittelsteadt, editor
On Dentaltown’s message boards, we asked Townies to submit photos of the most challenging mouths they’d ever treated. From the more than 75 posts, we selected eight cases to vie for top honors in the “My Worst Mouth” Contest.
Continuing Education: Front-Line Work Dr. LeRoy Horton, a board-certified implantologist with two practices in the greater Seattle area, takes readers through a step-by-step process of performing an immediate implant placement in the anterior maxilla, with discussion of specific principles that will aid in surgical, restorative and aesthetic success.
by Dr. LeRoy Horton
Dr. LeRoy Horton, a board-certified implantologist with two practices in the greater Seattle area, takes readers through a step-by-step process of performing an immediate implant placement in the anterior maxilla, with discussion of specific principles that will aid in surgical, restorative and aesthetic success.
Columns
Howard Speaks: Key to Success: Transparency Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran explains the importance of transparency for practice management in the dental practice. Your whole team has to know the challenges before they can help come up with solutions!
by Dr. Howard Farran
Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran explains the importance of transparency for practice management in the dental practice. Your whole team has to know the challenges before they can help come up with solutions!
Professional Courtesy: Will Dentists Get the COVID Vaccine? Editorial director Dr. Tom Giacobbi shares his experience participating in a COVID-19 vaccine trial and wonders when dentists will be eligible to receive the vaccine once it becomes readily available.
by Dr. Thomas Giacobbi
Editorial director Dr. Tom Giacobbi shares his experience participating in a COVID-19 vaccine trial and wonders when dentists will be eligible to receive the vaccine once it becomes readily available.
Departments
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.
Poll: Endodontics 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 on endodontics.
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 on endodontics.
Product Profile: Zen-PX4 Portable dental X-ray system
Portable dental X-ray system
Message Boards
How Many of You Guys Do Molar Endos as a GP? It’s an age-old question that every general dentist must answer. Is it worth the time and energy to have this procedure in the mix?
It’s an age-old question that every general dentist must answer. Is it worth the time and energy to have this procedure in the mix?
2-Year Owner—Office Is Dying A desperate Townie looks to the community for advice on getting new patients.
A desperate Townie looks to the community for advice on getting new patients.

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