Orthotown Magazine - June 2022

Articles
Townie Treatment Case: On the Flip Side Dr. Bilal Koleilat shares a patient case that illustrates how he treated a Class III dentoskeletal malocclusion with self-ligating braces, Class III elastics and buccal shelf TADs.
by Dr. Bilal Koleilat
Dr. Bilal Koleilat shares a patient case that illustrates how he treated a Class III dentoskeletal malocclusion with self-ligating braces, Class III elastics and buccal shelf TADs.
Combination Treatment Helps Speed Case Progress Dr. Eric Wu discusses combination treatment, and shares two cases in which he used a 3D printer to create the clear aligners—and, in one case, a model that helped him perform some quick restorative work for a patient’s chipped tooth.
by Dr. Eric Wu
Dr. Eric Wu discusses combination treatment, and shares two cases in which he used a 3D printer to create the clear aligners—and, in one case, a model that helped him perform some quick restorative work for a patient’s chipped tooth.
The Clear Plan Dr. Jeff Alba discusses how to integrate CBCT data into clear aligner treatment, and shares a case study in which the information helped enhance clinical efficiencies.
by Dr. Jeff Alba
Dr. Jeff Alba discusses how to integrate CBCT data into clear aligner treatment, and shares a case study in which the information helped enhance clinical efficiencies.
Showcase Spotlight: Clear Aligners The clear aligner market has exploded over the past several years, which means orthodontists now have a wider selection of products to treat patients. We asked the field’s major players to share specifics about their wares to help doctors identify which offerings might best fit their practices—information about pricing structures, scanner compatibility and more.
The clear aligner market has exploded over the past several years, which means orthodontists now have a wider selection of products to treat patients. We asked the field’s major players to share specifics about their wares to help doctors identify which offerings might best fit their practices—information about pricing structures, scanner compatibility and more.
Columns
A Voice in the Arena: Keep the Train on the Tracks Orthotown’s editorial director, Dr. Chad Foster, explains how he shifts his perspective when he can feel burnout encroaching on his ability to look forward to going to work.
by Dr. Chad Foster
Orthotown’s editorial director, Dr. Chad Foster, explains how he shifts his perspective when he can feel burnout encroaching on his ability to look forward to going to work.
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.
Townie Poll: Insurance 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 insurance.
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 insurance.
Message Boards
Staff Threatening To Leave Some quarrelsome employees and salary issues are plaguing a Townie, who asks for some advice from peers.
Some quarrelsome employees and salary issues are plaguing a Townie, who asks for some advice from peers.
Staff Benefits Townies give feedback on a doctor’s new office setup and share their management advice.
Townies give feedback on a doctor’s new office setup and share their management advice.
Suggestions for This Case Is compliance going to be a problem with this patient, who’s already been treated by another
orthodontist twice?
Is compliance going to be a problem with this patient, who’s already been treated by another orthodontist twice?

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