Dentaltown November 2015 - (Page 112)

dentally incorrect feature Well Aren't You Punny W ho knew that your patients would find so much joy in what you do on a daily basis? Take a look at some puns written by a patient of Dentaltown Magazine's editorial director, Dr. Tom Giacobbi. The patient wrote, "If I knew more about dentistry I probably could have come up with a few more. Dr. Tom, I get so flosstered trying to come up with dental puns! Don't you think they're fangtastic?" The quality of these puns is deserving of a "plaque"! Endodontists often go to the root of the problem. Believing that turnabout is fair play, dentists should require a retainer for their attorney patients. During December, an exhausted dentist inadvertently wished his patients a "Merry Trismas." The No. 1 bestselling book in most dental colleges is "Pulp Fiction." Then there was... Dr. Payne, the marine sergeant who enjoyed drilling his patients. The geriatric dentist who insisted on changing his coverage to Prudenture Insurance. The dentist from Transylvania who recommended brushing with Ultrabite. The dentist who minored in civil engineering so he could build bridges. Don't want it to break? Use Ribbond. Ribbond's super tough "bulletproof" fibers and patented lock-stitch weave make Ribbond's fracture toughness unsurpassed. Periodontal Splints The bailiff who pleaded with his dentist to pull the tooth, the whole tooth, and nothing but the tooth. The Christian dentist who time and time again would ask her patients to turn the other cheek. The masonry worker who asked his dentist what was used to fasten his teeth to his jaw bone. The dentist replied, "I just cement um." The OCD dentist who was abscessed with his work. Apply Composite Adapt Fibers Finished Splint Single-Visit Bridges The monarch dentist who absolved his crown. The dentist who still called home to get parenteral permission to stay out late. Before Ribbond Framework * Exceptional durability * Superior ease of use * Virtually no memory Sold directly by Ribbond, Inc. Ref. - 3/15 Completed Bridge * Proven history of success * Indefinite shelf life * Does not unravel 800-624-4554 Videos and more at FREE FACTS, circle 27 on card 112 NOVEMBER 2015 // The dentist who purchased a McDonald's franchise since she always wanted to work with arches. The crooked dentist who was into graft. The dentist who thought working with bruxism was a real grind. The dentist who just scraped by when taking calculus. The misinformed dentist who thought prophylaxis would be a suitable birth-control measure. ■

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Dentaltown November 2015

HOWARD SPEAKS: Avoid a Perfect Storm: Focus on Infection Control
PROFESSIONAL COURTESY: Suffering from Arithmophobia?
Continuing Education Update
Industry News
Check Out This Broken Implant
Disaster Case— Hail Mary
Internal Marketing Begets Referrals
When to Refer to a Periodontist
Parents in the Operatory: Friend or Foe?
What You Need to Know to Hire the Perfect Hygienist
Space Maintenance: The Right Appliance at the Right Time
Practice Solutions: AMD LASERS
Practice Solutions: Planmeca
Product Profi le:
Adhesives: 60 Years of Clinical and Chemical Improvement
Product Profi le: DEXIS
Misaligned Anterior Teeth Straightened with Direct Composite Bonding
Five Common Web Design Mistakes
You’re a Public-Health Dentist and You Didn’t Even Know It!
Retirement Planning Made Simple
Young Patient Redefi nes the Face of Dentures
New Products
Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body: A Patient Info Sheet
Ad Index
You Should Know: Synergy Dental Partners
Practice Growth Fueled by Technology
The Clinical Algorithms of Rehabilitation
Dentally Incorrect

Dentaltown November 2015