Orthotown Magazine - December 2021

Articles
Office Visit: Dr. Glenn Krieger This Dallas-area Townie travels internationally teaching clinical photography to orthodontists and dentists alike and founded the Orthopreneurs website and podcast for orthodontic practice owners. We met up with this doc, checked out his impressive digital tech suite, discussed the next evolution of clear aligner therapy, received some clinical photo tips and more.
by Kyle Patton, associate editor
This Dallas-area Townie travels internationally teaching clinical photography to orthodontists and dentists alike and founded the Orthopreneurs website and podcast for orthodontic practice owners. We met up with this doc, checked out his impressive digital tech suite, discussed the next evolution of clear aligner therapy, received some clinical photo tips and more.
Fit to Print (Part 2) Interest in in-office aligner (IOA) systems is growing in the orthodontic community, yet a limited number of providers have implemented this system in their practices. In the second part of his series, Dr. Rooz Khosravi breaks down parts of an IOA system and provides readers with essential information on how they can build one at their practices.
by Dr. Rooz Khosravi
Interest in in-office aligner (IOA) systems is growing in the orthodontic community, yet a limited number of providers have implemented this system in their practices. In the second part of his series, Dr. Rooz Khosravi breaks down parts of an IOA system and provides readers with essential information on how they can build one at their practices.
What Game Are You Playing? Independent practice owners usually fall into one of a few different categories, and how they define their role informs which steps they should be taking to help improve the success of their business. In Part 1 of a two-part series, Scheduling Institute founder Jay Geier starts the conversation about how orthodontists in each category can best position themselves for when it’s time to sell their practice.
by Jay Geier
Independent practice owners usually fall into one of a few different categories, and how they define their role informs which steps they should be taking to help improve the success of their business. In Part 1 of a two-part series, Scheduling Institute founder Jay Geier starts the conversation about how orthodontists in each category can best position themselves for when it’s time to sell their practice.
Columns
A Voice in the Arena: Adult Orthodontic Rehab Cases Orthotown Editorial Director Dr. Chad Foster discusses the lessons he’s learned when treating adult orthodontic rehabilitation cases, and the four items he needs to be
comfortable with before he agrees to take on a new patient who needs such care.
by Dr. Chad Foster
Orthotown Editorial Director Dr. Chad Foster discusses the lessons he’s learned when treating adult orthodontic rehabilitation cases, and the four items he needs to be comfortable with before he agrees to take on a new patient who needs such care.
Behind the Curtain: 5 Failures That Forged Me In the latest installment of our newest recurring column written by members of the Orthotown community, Dr. Kyle Fagala shares five failures he encountered during
his first eight years of practice, and the lessons learned from them.
by Dr. Kyle Fagala
In the latest installment of our newest recurring column written by members of the Orthotown community, Dr. Kyle Fagala shares five failures he encountered during his first eight years of practice, and the lessons learned from them.
Departments
Industry News Take a look at some of the latest happenings in the orthodontic industry.
Take a look at some of the latest happenings in the orthodontic industry.
New Products Take a look at some of the newest products hitting the orthodontic market.
Take a look at some of the newest products hitting the orthodontic market.
Poll: Office Technology With our monthly poll, you can see how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how orthodontics is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the profession. Take a look at this month’s results on office technology.
With our monthly poll, you can see how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how orthodontics is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the profession. Take a look at this month’s results on office technology.
Product Profile: ClearVu Cosmetic Brackets Innovative design for clinicians and patients
Innovative design for clinicians and patients
Message Boards
Picking a Practice Name: Dr.’s Name Vs. Location Name? Townies discuss what you should take into consideration when naming your practice in this classic thread, which still proves relevant to readers today.
Townies discuss what you should take into consideration when naming your practice in this classic thread, which still proves relevant to readers today.

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