Dentaltown Magazine - July 2021

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Office Visit: Dr. Jessica Bremerman This Townie heads a 10-chair public health practice that serves more than 18 communities throughout Washington and Oregon. She candidly shares the ins and outs of dentistry in the public health sector, how she’s shaping new doctors through a mentoring program, and how she’s leveraging her American Indian heritage to reduce disparities in her community.
by Kyle Patton, associate editor
This Townie heads a 10-chair public health practice that serves more than 18 communities throughout Washington and Oregon. She candidly shares the ins and outs of dentistry in the public health sector, how she’s shaping new doctors through a mentoring program, and how she’s leveraging her American Indian heritage to reduce disparities in her community.
A New Twist Dr. Charles Schlesinger demonstrates how to remove fractured abutment screws in implants with nonstandard connections.
by Dr. Charles Schlesinger
Dr. Charles Schlesinger demonstrates how to remove fractured abutment screws in implants with nonstandard connections.
4 Common Financial Mistakes Made By Dentists CPA and investment advisor Tim Greaves explains four financial changes that dentists should consider making to maximize their practice, even after the pandemic.
by Tim Greaves, CPA
CPA and investment advisor Tim Greaves explains four financial changes that dentists should consider making to maximize their practice, even after the pandemic.
Dental Practice Sales: Get Ready for the Fight of Your Life When you’re finally ready to sell your practice, this advice from Scheduling Institute founder and CEO Jay Geier will position you
for maximum profitability and minimal problems.
by Jay Geier
When you’re finally ready to sell your practice, this advice from Scheduling Institute founder and CEO Jay Geier will position you for maximum profitability and minimal problems.
Improved Dental Hygiene Production One contributing factor to hygienist burnout is when rewards are not considered commensurate with effort. Dr. John A. Wilde suggests methods that, in the aggregate, will allow dentists to increase reimbursement without lessening the quality of patient care or
reducing office profitability.
by Dr. John A. Wilde
One contributing factor to hygienist burnout is when rewards are not considered commensurate with effort. Dr. John A. Wilde suggests methods that, in the aggregate, will allow dentists to increase reimbursement without lessening the quality of patient care or reducing office profitability.
Cover Your Assets Cybersecurity experts Tom Jewkes and Dan Gavin explain the layers of protection needed to keep a dental practice safe.
by Tom Jewkes and Dan Gavin
Cybersecurity experts Tom Jewkes and Dan Gavin explain the layers of protection needed to keep a dental practice safe.
Townie Choice Awards Product Showcase It’s summer—time to cast your vote for the most dependable,
user-friendly, can’t-live-without products and services offered
in the dental industry. Our special section highlights some of
the products you’ll see on the ballot and should help make your
decision easier
It’s summer—time to cast your vote for the most dependable, user-friendly, can’t-live-without products and services offered in the dental industry. Our special section highlights some of the products you’ll see on the ballot and should help make your decision easier
Columns
Howard Speaks: Rise to Meet the Challenge of the Dental Patient Experience Inspired by a weekend trip to his local doughnut shop, Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran discusses why dental practices must make patients feel not just <i>accommodated</i> but <i>welcomed</i>—no matter when they’re able to come in for treatment.
by Dr. Howard Farran
Inspired by a weekend trip to his local doughnut shop, Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran discusses why dental practices must make patients feel not just accommodated but welcomed—no matter when they’re able to come in for treatment.
Professional Courtesy: New Life for New Products in 2021 Although trade shows have been few and far between these last two years, the Townie Choice Awards product showcase is a great opportunity for Townies to become familiar with the latest products. Editorial director Dr. Tom Giacobbi shares just how important the results of this annual contest are to Dentaltown members, and how you can make your voice heard.
by Dr. Thomas Giacobbi
Although trade shows have been few and far between these last two years, the Townie Choice Awards product showcase is a great opportunity for Townies to become familiar with the latest products. Editorial director Dr. Tom Giacobbi shares just how important the results of this annual contest are to Dentaltown members, and how you can make your voice heard.
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.
Townie Poll: Marketing With our monthly dental 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 marketing.
With our monthly dental 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 marketing.
Dental 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.
Message Boards
Patience With Extractions (A Walkthrough and a Few Tips) This seasoned Townie shares tips on how to successfully complete a variety of extractions.
This seasoned Townie shares tips on how to successfully complete a variety of extractions.
Diagnose These BWs Townies discuss how to treat a patient’s multiple carious lesions, and a new post points out how more patients might start presenting in such condition, thanks to pandemic-related conditions.
Townies discuss how to treat a patient’s multiple carious lesions, and a new post points out how more patients might start presenting in such condition, thanks to pandemic-related conditions.
Partnership Townies share the pros and cons of entering into a 50/50 partnership with another dentist
Townies share the pros and cons of entering into a 50/50 partnership with another dentist

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