Dentaltown Magazine - April 2024

Articles
Seek Out the Sequencers Paul Edwards takes a look at how today’s best-suited job candidates will demonstrate talent at sequencing, which requires flexibility and adapting to changing priorities. It’s a methodical approach that allows for focused, deep work while maintaining the agility to shift gears when necessary.
by Paul Edwards
Paul Edwards takes a look at how today’s best-suited job candidates will demonstrate talent at sequencing, which requires flexibility and adapting to changing priorities. It’s a methodical approach that allows for focused, deep work while maintaining the agility to shift gears when necessary.
A Dynamic Duo After a patient presented with worn dentition, tooth loss and concerns over the aesthetics of his smile, Dr. John Heimke planned a full-mouth rehabilitation project that involved three crown-and-bridge units and six veneers.
by Dr. John Heimke
After a patient presented with worn dentition, tooth loss and concerns over the aesthetics of his smile, Dr. John Heimke planned a full-mouth rehabilitation project that involved three crown-and-bridge units and six veneers.
Navigating New Guidelines Dr. Jonelle Anamelechi discusses the new American Association of Pediatric Dentistry guidelines for nonpharmacological behavior management for kids and their practical use in a general dentist’s office.
by Dr. Jonelle Anamelechi
Dr. Jonelle Anamelechi discusses the new American Association of Pediatric Dentistry guidelines for nonpharmacological behavior management for kids and their practical use in a general dentist’s office.
CE: Set Yourself Up for Success In the first installment of a five-part print CE series about the keys to success and predictability with fabrication of complete dentures, Dr. Leif Stromberg explains what dentists should accomplish during the first patient appointment, including the consultation and clinical examination.
by Dr. Leif Stromberg
In the first installment of a five-part print CE series about the keys to success and predictability with fabrication of complete dentures, Dr. Leif Stromberg explains what dentists should accomplish during the first patient appointment, including the consultation and clinical examination.
Columns
Howard Speaks: Dentistry Isn’t the Be-All, End-All Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran says too many dentists are expecting too much from dentistry, which is setting them up for a life of dissatisfaction. How can they recalibrate their expectations?
by Dr. Howard Farran, DDS, MBA
Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran says too many dentists are expecting too much from dentistry, which is setting them up for a life of dissatisfaction. How can they recalibrate their expectations?
Professional Courtesy: Conducting Your New-Patient Performance Dentaltown Editorial Director Dr. Thomas Giacobbi explains how your team should perform every new-patient appointment
as smoothly as an orchestra performs a symphony.
by Dr. Thomas Giacobbi
Dentaltown Editorial Director Dr. Thomas Giacobbi explains how your team should perform every new-patient appointment as smoothly as an orchestra performs a symphony.
Departments
by Sam Mittelsteadt
A spotlight on some of the people who helped make this month's Dentaltown possible
3 Questions With Dr. John Heimke In our exclusive Q&A, Dr. John Heimke talks more about his association with Oral Design, some of the principles involved and how dentists can soon learn even more firsthand.
In our exclusive Q&A, Dr. John Heimke talks more about his association with Oral Design, some of the principles involved and how dentists can soon learn even more firsthand.
Poll: Digital Imaging 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 digital imaging.
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 digital imaging.
Product Profile: Voco Retraction Paste Unlocking optimal impression accuracy
Unlocking optimal impression accuracy
Dentally Incorrect Humor with bite: Your Practice’s Horoscope
Humor with bite: Your Practice’s Horoscope
Message Boards
So, Are We Getting Rid of Lead Aprons and Cone Beams? Townies discuss following new science versus long-held patient beliefs
Townies discuss following new science versus long-held patient beliefs
Real Estate Investing: Yay or Nay Townies discuss the market and share investment tips
Townies discuss the market and share investment tips
What Are Your Must-Haves for a New Clinic? A Townie breaking ground on a new spot asks docs about their favorite offi ce features
A Townie breaking ground on a new spot asks docs about their favorite offi ce features

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