Dentaltown Magazine - July 2022

Articles
Office Visit: Mattson Hellickson Dental Drs. Samuel Mattson and Ben Hellickson set out to create a dental practice that wouldn’t feel like a dental practice. The result won the American Dental Association’s 2021 Design Innovation Award for large-scale new builds.
by Kyle Patton, associate editor
Drs. Samuel Mattson and Ben Hellickson set out to create a dental practice that wouldn’t feel like a dental practice. The result won the American Dental Association’s 2021 Design Innovation Award for large-scale new builds.
Glass Ionomer Cement Sealants Dentaltown editorial advisory board member Dr. Jeanette MacLean discusses why glass ionomer cement sealants are easier for clinicians and better for patients, then explains the application techniques and key benefits.
by Dr. Jeanette MacLean
Dentaltown editorial advisory board member Dr. Jeanette MacLean discusses why glass ionomer cement sealants are easier for clinicians and better for patients, then explains the application techniques and key benefits.
Utilizing Plasma-Rich Fibrin Drs. Jarron Tawzer and Joshua Nagao lay out four keys of platelet-rich fibrin treatments and how general dentists can easily fold this fascinating option into future implant and grafting cases.
by Drs. Jarron Tawzer and Joshua Nagao
Drs. Jarron Tawzer and Joshua Nagao lay out four keys of platelet-rich fibrin treatments and how general dentists can easily fold this fascinating option into future implant and grafting cases.
Storage Facilities CPA Hunter Satterfield says during periods of inflation or high interest rates, where dentists should keep their money depends on where their priorities lie. When short-term and long-term cash is safely stashed away, where should near-term cash—the only money that should be affected by current volatility—be invested?
by Hunter Satterfield, CPA
CPA Hunter Satterfield says during periods of inflation or high interest rates, where dentists should keep their money depends on where their priorities lie. When short-term and long-term cash is safely stashed away, where should near-term cash—the only money that should be affected by current volatility—be invested?
Protect Your Private Practice Scheduling Institute founder Jay Geier explains why it’s essential for dentists to understand the true value of their practices so they can grow and protect their investment—and so they can be in the driver’s seat if a group practice or DSO approaches them about buying the business.
by Jay Geier
Scheduling Institute founder Jay Geier explains why it’s essential for dentists to understand the true value of their practices so they can grow and protect their investment—and so they can be in the driver’s seat if a group practice or DSO approaches them about buying the business.
2022 Townie Choice Awards Product Showcase When voting opens for the 2022 Townie Choice Awards, be sure to consider the products and services profiled in this special section when
voting starts Aug. 1.
When voting opens for the 2022 Townie Choice Awards, be sure to consider the products and services profiled in this special section when voting starts Aug. 1.
Columns
Howard Speaks: The Smartest Financial Plans Will Pay Long-Term Dividends Inspired by a question asked by a Townie, Dr. Howard Farran discusses how dentists should be thinking about and planning for retirement—now and in the future.
by Dr. Howard Farran
Inspired by a question asked by a Townie, Dr. Howard Farran discusses how dentists should be thinking about and planning for retirement—now and in the future.
Professional Courtesy: Burned Out or Still Burning Bright? Dentaltown editorial director, Dr. Thomas Giacobbi, discusses burnout and dealing with the stress of the dental profession.
by Dr. Thomas Giacobbi
Dentaltown editorial director, Dr. Thomas Giacobbi, discusses burnout and dealing with the stress of the dental profession.
Departments
Continuing Education Update Dr. Howard Goldstein, director of continuing education, shares Dentaltown's latest CE offerings and most popular courses.
by Dr. Howard Goldstein
Dr. Howard Goldstein, director of continuing education, shares Dentaltown's latest CE offerings and most popular 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.
Poll: Marketing Dentaltown's monthly dental poll reveals 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.
Dentaltown's monthly dental poll reveals 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.
Message Boards
Life After Heartland A Townie talks about his DSO journey, including an update three years in the making.
A Townie talks about his DSO journey, including an update three years in the making.
One Matrix Two Ways For A Quick Emergency Class IV Repair A Townie shares his approach to expedite this quick composite restoration.
A Townie shares his approach to expedite this quick composite restoration.
Extras
Earned Placement: Medit’s Intraoral Scanners Medit’s Intraoral Scanners Make Dentistry Easier, More Accurate
by Dr. Na Kiwon
Medit’s Intraoral Scanners Make Dentistry Easier, More Accurate

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