Dentaltown Magazine - February 2024

Articles
Office Visit: Dr. Meghna Dassani Dr. Meghna Dassani’s dental career began in Mumbai before she moved to the U.S., where she has practiced for 17 years. Dassani’s expertise in sleep apnea treatments for adults and children has made her a popular international speaker and educator, and in our exclusive Q&A, she debunks some myths about adding sleep dentistry to a practice’s toolbox, shares which steps were most critical for practice growth and stability, and more.
by Kyle Patton
Dr. Meghna Dassani’s dental career began in Mumbai before she moved to the U.S., where she has practiced for 17 years. Dassani’s expertise in sleep apnea treatments for adults and children has made her a popular international speaker and educator, and in our exclusive Q&A, she debunks some myths about adding sleep dentistry to a practice’s toolbox, shares which steps were most critical for practice growth and stability, and more.
Immediate Results Dr. Emil M. Verban Jr. discusses the factors behind successful immediate implant placement, particularly when it comes to implants being placed in the anterior maxilla. Verban’s recap of the state of the implant industry includes more than 60 images of successful implants, aesthetic failures, proper techniques and more.
by Dr. Emil M. Verban Jr.
Dr. Emil M. Verban Jr. discusses the factors behind successful immediate implant placement, particularly when it comes to implants being placed in the anterior maxilla. Verban’s recap of the state of the implant industry includes more than 60 images of successful implants, aesthetic failures, proper techniques and more.
Columns
Howard Speaks: Staying On Track in 2024 Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran discusses the importance of maintaining—and tracking—your marketing efforts.
by Dr. Howard Farran, DDS, MBA
Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran discusses the importance of maintaining—and tracking—your marketing efforts.
Professional Courtesy: A Better 2024, With Help From Your Friends Editorial director Dr. Thomas Giacobbi shares the importance of getting advice from your peers, especially when it comes to staffing issues.
by Dr. Thomas Giacobbi
Editorial director Dr. Thomas Giacobbi shares the importance of getting advice from your peers, especially when it comes to staffing issues.
Departments
by Sam Mittelsteadt
A spotlight on some of the people who helped make this month's Dentaltown possible
4 Questions With Dr. Emil M. Verban Jr. Each month this year, Dentaltown will spotlight a member of its editorial advisory board—this month we feature Dr. Emil M. Verban Jr.
by Sam Mittelsteadt
Each month this year, Dentaltown will spotlight a member of its editorial advisory board—this month we feature Dr. Emil M. Verban Jr.
Online CE: Latest & Greatest  Dr. Nareg Apelian, director of continuing education, shares Dentaltown's latest CE offerings, most popular practice management, HR and accounting courses and more.
by Dr. Nareg Apelian
Dr. Nareg Apelian, director of continuing education, shares Dentaltown's latest CE offerings, most popular practice management, HR and accounting courses and more.
Poll: Endodontics 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 endodontics.
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 endodontics.
Product Profile: Rodin Bond Bonding for the 3D line and more
Bonding for the 3D line and more
Product Profile: BruxZir Esthetic Zirconia Created for the anterior smile zone
Created for the anterior smile zone
Dentally Incorrect Humor with Bite: Trends and Digressions
Humor with Bite: Trends and Digressions
Message Boards
Hygienist Asked for Two Weeks Off Next Summer … And I Said No Townies’ rebuke of this doc’s hasty decision leads her to reconsider
Townies’ rebuke of this doc’s hasty decision leads her to reconsider
Am I Alone? My Entire Career, I’ve Had Problems With Contacts A doc’s frank admission leads to tips for more consistent lab results
A doc’s frank admission leads to tips for more consistent lab results

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