Dentaltown Magazine - August 2021

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Office Visit: Dr. Daniel Aneszko This Townie, who practices on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, renovated his practice and signed a new 15-year lease in the middle of the pandemic. While the remodel was initially focused on aesthetic upgrades, Dr. Daniel Aneszko switched his focus to infection control. He shares some of the challenges he faced during the remodel—which earned him the 2020 ADA Design Innovation Award in the redesign category—as well as advice for others looking to enhance their spaces.
by Arselia Gales, assistant editor
This Townie, who practices on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, renovated his practice and signed a new 15-year lease in the middle of the pandemic. While the remodel was initially focused on aesthetic upgrades, Dr. Daniel Aneszko switched his focus to infection control. He shares some of the challenges he faced during the remodel—which earned him the 2020 ADA Design Innovation Award in the redesign category—as well as advice for others looking to enhance their spaces.
A Defect Made Defunct  Dr. Giacomo Tarquini discusses the use of guided tissue regeneration to help treat periodontal intrabony defects, including the biologic principles, prognostic factors, papilla preservation techniques and required materials.
by Giacomo Tarquini, DDS
Dr. Giacomo Tarquini discusses the use of guided tissue regeneration to help treat periodontal intrabony defects, including the biologic principles, prognostic factors, papilla preservation techniques and required materials.
Craniofacial Implants and Prosthetics When a patient is missing a nose or an eye, it seems to be a stretch that they’d be treated by a doctor of <em>dental</em> surgery. Dr. Vladimir Frias discusses and illustrates the purposes and techniques behind creating modern facial prostheses when plastic surgery is not an option.
by Dr. Vladimir Frias
When a patient is missing a nose or an eye, it seems to be a stretch that they’d be treated by a doctor of dental surgery. Dr. Vladimir Frias discusses and illustrates the purposes and techniques behind creating modern facial prostheses when plastic surgery is not an option.
No More Stories with Sad Endings At age 32, Calgary dentist Dr. Manu Dua noticed a lesion on the side of his tongue and texted a photo to his sister and fellow dentist, Dr. Parul Dua Makkar, who urged him to get a biopsy. He shrugged off the suggestion, thinking he was too young and healthy to be at risk for oral cancer; less than two years later, Dr. Makkar was speaking at her brother’s funeral. As she and Dr. Sanjukta Mohanta discuss in this article, a happier ending starts with detecting oral cancer early.
by Drs. Parul Dua Makkar and Sanjukta Mohanta
At age 32, Calgary dentist Dr. Manu Dua noticed a lesion on the side of his tongue and texted a photo to his sister and fellow dentist, Dr. Parul Dua Makkar, who urged him to get a biopsy. He shrugged off the suggestion, thinking he was too young and healthy to be at risk for oral cancer; less than two years later, Dr. Makkar was speaking at her brother’s funeral. As she and Dr. Sanjukta Mohanta discuss in this article, a happier ending starts with detecting oral cancer early.
Dental Practice Sales: Wolves in Sheep's Clothing Scheduling Institute founder and CEO Jay Geier explains four techniques that predatory buyers often use to flatter and fluster dentists into selling their practices at values that don’t reflect their true worth.
by Jay Geier
Scheduling Institute founder and CEO Jay Geier explains four techniques that predatory buyers often use to flatter and fluster dentists into selling their practices at values that don’t reflect their true worth.
Dental CE: Setting the Tone: Guided Bone Regeneration Techniques Dr. LeRoy Horton’s latest implants CE course for Dentaltown delves into beginning-level guided bone regeneration, discussing specific strategies that will aid in surgical, restorative and aesthetic success.
by Dr. LeRoy Horton
Dr. LeRoy Horton’s latest implants CE course for Dentaltown delves into beginning-level guided bone regeneration, discussing specific strategies that will aid in surgical, restorative and aesthetic success.
Columns
Where Are Your Dental Office Profits Going? Where are you spending your dental office profits? As Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran explains, it’s probably the most important business decision a dentist can make.
by Dr. Howard Farran
Where are you spending your dental office profits? As Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran explains, it’s probably the most important business decision a dentist can make.
Professional Courtesy: How Long Will It Last? Dentaltown editorial director Dr. Thomas Giacobbi discusses implants, their longevity and how to care for patients with older models.
by Dr. Thomas Giacobbi
Dentaltown editorial director Dr. Thomas Giacobbi discusses implants, their longevity and how to care for patients with older models.
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: Implants 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 implants.
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 implants.
Product Profile: GO Ultra Portable Dental System Next-generation portable dentistry system
Next-generation portable dentistry system
Dentally Incorrect  Dental Humor With Bite
Dental Humor With Bite
Message Boards
Ransomware Townies discuss some of the best ways to stay safe online and minimize cyberattacks.
Townies discuss some of the best ways to stay safe online and minimize cyberattacks.
BP is Serious Stuff Docs highlight stories—some fatal—of patients with blood pressure problems and highlight the importance of checking those
who enter each operatory.
Docs highlight stories—some fatal—of patients with blood pressure problems and highlight the importance of checking those who enter each operatory.

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