Orthotown Magazine - April 2019

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Catching Up With: Dr. John Graham Orthotown editorial board member Dr. John Graham shares a look inside his Salt Lake City office and discusses how sagittal-first treatment has radically changed his practice.
Orthotown editorial board member Dr. John Graham shares a look inside his Salt Lake City office and discusses how sagittal-first treatment has radically changed his practice.
Office Visit: Dr. Zulma R. Castañeda-Medina This American Board of Orthodontics-certified orthodontist opened her own practice in Cooper City, Florida. Discover more about her practice philosophy and the products and services this second-generation dental professional considers essentials.
by Kyle Patton, associate editor, Orthotown magazine
This American Board of Orthodontics-certified orthodontist opened her own practice in Cooper City, Florida. Discover more about her practice philosophy and the products and services this second-generation dental professional considers essentials.
5 Must-Do’s for Orthodontic Websites Colin Receveur of SmartBox discusses five musts for modern websites.
by Colin Receveur
Colin Receveur of SmartBox discusses five musts for modern websites.
Composite Attachments  with Clear Aligners Dr. Terry A. Giangreco discusses the role of composite attachments during clear aligner treatment and shares a challenging case study.
by Dr. Terry A. Giangreco
Dr. Terry A. Giangreco discusses the role of composite attachments during clear aligner treatment and shares a challenging case study.
Safe Internet Usage  in an Orthodontic Practice Dr. Lorne Lavine discusses safe internet usage in the practice—how to mitigate the risks and maximize the benefits.
by Dr. Lorne Lavine
Dr. Lorne Lavine discusses safe internet usage in the practice—how to mitigate the risks and maximize the benefits.
Do You Have a True ‘Own Occupation’ Policy? Attorneys Edward O. Comitz and Derek R. Funk discuss “own occupation” clauses in disability coverage, and how changes in modern policies could leave clinicians thinking they’re fully covered when they’re not.
by Edward O. Comitz and Derek R. Funk
Attorneys Edward O. Comitz and Derek R. Funk discuss “own occupation” clauses in disability coverage, and how changes in modern policies could leave clinicians thinking they’re fully covered when they’re not.
Soldiering Through Misfortune What should orthodontists be considering when researching disability insurance? One Townie we spoke to separated his shoulder, broke his arm and damaged his rotator cuff in a fall, and was told by a surgeon that it could be up to six months before he could practice again. In such a case, how do you best protect your bottom line?
by John Lannon
What should orthodontists be considering when researching disability insurance? One Townie we spoke to separated his shoulder, broke his arm and damaged his rotator cuff in a fall, and was told by a surgeon that it could be up to six months before he could practice again. In such a case, how do you best protect your bottom line?
Message Boards
8-Year-Old Child with 9mm Overjet An underdeveloped boy presents with the foreshadowing of complex treatment down the road.
An underdeveloped boy presents with the foreshadowing of complex treatment down the road.
Interesting UR6 A Townie asks for help with a case involving a UR6 that’s almost submerged. Have you seen anything like this?
A Townie asks for help with a case involving a UR6 that’s almost submerged. Have you seen anything like this?
Dealing with Ectopic 6s Townie “charlestonbraces” seeks a solution for his problem.
Townie “charlestonbraces” seeks a solution for his problem.
In This Issue
Embrace Progress: A Friendly Reminder of What Being Friendly Can Do Dr. Daniel Grob, Orthotown editorial director, uses customer service examples from the hospitality industry to illustrate what  health care providers should focus on to keep patients happy.
by Dr. Daniel Grob
Dr. Daniel Grob, Orthotown editorial director, uses customer service examples from the hospitality industry to illustrate what health care providers should focus on to keep patients happy.
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.
New Products Take a look at some of the newest products hitting the market.
Take a look at some of the newest products hitting the market.
POLL With our monthly 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.
With our monthly 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.

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