Orthotown Magazine - March 2024

Articles
Office Visit: Dr. Chris Teeters This Phoenix-area Townie tends to bring people together, whether it’s in his practice (a dual orthodontic and pediatric dentistry office he co-owns with his wife) or in professional online communities. In our exclusive Q&A, Teeters shares why CBCT technology is a must-have, his approach to multifactorial cases, the ins and outs of partnership practices and more.
by Kyle Patton
This Phoenix-area Townie tends to bring people together, whether it’s in his practice (a dual orthodontic and pediatric dentistry office he co-owns with his wife) or in professional online communities. In our exclusive Q&A, Teeters shares why CBCT technology is a must-have, his approach to multifactorial cases, the ins and outs of partnership practices and more.
Relapse Orthodontists <em>Want</em> To See Dr. Andrew Sarpotdar introduces readers to the members of Relapse, an all-orthodontist band scheduled to perform at this year’s American Association of Orthodontists Annual Session.
by Dr. Andrew Sarpotdar
Dr. Andrew Sarpotdar introduces readers to the members of Relapse, an all-orthodontist band scheduled to perform at this year’s American Association of Orthodontists Annual Session.
Case Study: Hyrax-Halterman Appliance A case study from Dr. Chris Teeters discusses his use and manipulation of the Hyrax-Halterman device.
by Dr. Chris Teeters
A case study from Dr. Chris Teeters discusses his use and manipulation of the Hyrax-Halterman device.
Put Them on the Right Path Diana Weaver, chief operating officer of Shimmin Consulting, explains how practice owners should update their hiring and onboarding protocols to help find and keep great employees in a competitive job market.
by Diana Weaver
Diana Weaver, chief operating officer of Shimmin Consulting, explains how practice owners should update their hiring and onboarding protocols to help find and keep great employees in a competitive job market.
Columns
A Voice in the Arena: Bite Ramps Used for Anchorage Editorial director Dr. Chad Foster shares a few cases in which he’s using bite ramps as anchorage.
by Dr. Chad Foster
Editorial director Dr. Chad Foster shares a few cases in which he’s using bite ramps as anchorage.
Departments
by Sam Mittelsteadt
A spotlight on some of the people who helped make this month's Orthotown possible
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: Bonding, Brackets and Wires Orthotown’s monthly poll helps see how other practices operate. This month Townies weigh in on bonding, brackets and wires.
Orthotown’s monthly poll helps see how other practices operate. This month Townies weigh in on bonding, brackets and wires.
Product Profile: OrthoVOIP Transforming orthodontic communication
Transforming orthodontic communication
Message Boards
Unilateral Distalization— Favorite Method? Townies list their go-to approaches for specific spacing issues
Townies list their go-to approaches for specific spacing issues
Who’s Out First? Docs discuss who goes home first at their practices—the owner or the employees
Docs discuss who goes home first at their practices—the owner or the employees
Tips Before Starting Residency A young Townie starts a valuable discussion on future planning and expectations
A young Townie starts a valuable discussion on future planning and expectations
Extras
Earned Placement: Digital Indirect Bonding Advancing speed and precision in orthodontic treatment with Dibs AI
Advancing speed and precision in orthodontic treatment with Dibs AI

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