Orthotown Magazine - June 2023

Articles
Managing Missing U2s With Clear Aligners Dr. Jonathan Nicozisis discusses the “ain’t my problem” technique he has used to address missing upper 2s while treating patients with clear aligners.
by Dr. Jonathan Nicozisis
Dr. Jonathan Nicozisis discusses the “ain’t my problem” technique he has used to address missing upper 2s while treating patients with clear aligners.
Heat Advisory Dr. Christos Papadopoulos shares six tips that can help position a startup practice for success even before it opens.
by Dr. Christos Papadopoulos
Dr. Christos Papadopoulos shares six tips that can help position a startup practice for success even before it opens.
Beating Burnout A recent message board post garnered almost 500 responses about people feeling burned out. Flint Geier recaps some of the most common symptoms of burnout and how orthodontists can incorporate specific tools to help them avoid or pull themselves out of the burnout trap.
by Flint Geier
A recent message board post garnered almost 500 responses about people feeling burned out. Flint Geier recaps some of the most common symptoms of burnout and how orthodontists can incorporate specific tools to help them avoid or pull themselves out of the burnout trap.
Google Analytics 4: What Orthodontists Need To Know Now On July 1, Google will end its decade-old Universal Analytics tracking program, which means website owners who want to track data through Google will need to switch to its new Google Analytics 4 program. Dr. David A. Wank explains the key differences between UA and GA4, some of the data migration pearls and pitfalls, and more.
by Dr. David A. Wank
On July 1, Google will end its decade-old Universal Analytics tracking program, which means website owners who want to track data through Google will need to switch to its new Google Analytics 4 program. Dr. David A. Wank explains the key differences between UA and GA4, some of the data migration pearls and pitfalls, and more.
CE: Permission To Intercept In Part 1 of a two-part CE series, Dr. Michael K. DeLuke contrasts the current symptom-driven approach to interceptive orthodontic treatment with a new approach that focuses on diagnosing and treating the etiology of the malocclusion.
by Dr. Michael K. DeLuke
In Part 1 of a two-part CE series, Dr. Michael K. DeLuke contrasts the current symptom-driven approach to interceptive orthodontic treatment with a new approach that focuses on diagnosing and treating the etiology of the malocclusion.
Columns
A Voice in the Arena: RPE, Caplin Hooks and Nighttime Elastics Dr. Chad Foster, Orthotown’s editorial director, discusses the use of Caplin hooks and nighttime elastics to assist rapid palatal expansion in some patients.
by Dr. Chad Foster
Dr. Chad Foster, Orthotown’s editorial director, discusses the use of Caplin hooks and nighttime elastics to assist rapid palatal expansion in some patients.
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: Aligners and Aesthetics Orthotown’s monthly poll helps see how other practices operate. This month Townies weigh in on aligners and aesthetics.
Orthotown’s monthly poll helps see how other practices operate. This month Townies weigh in on aligners and aesthetics.
Product Profile: Fastbraces A patented method of alveolar bone restoration
A patented method of alveolar bone restoration
Convenience for patients, clinical control for doctors
Message Boards
Class 3 Growing Patient A doc aims to offer treatment for a patient going through a growth spurt, but first asks for Townie feedback.
A doc aims to offer treatment for a patient going through a growth spurt, but first asks for Townie feedback.
Maxillary Midline Shift Townies discuss treatment mechanics to help the OP get things moving.
Townies discuss treatment mechanics to help the OP get things moving.

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