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12 | Howard Speaks
WHY ARE YOU RESISTING CHANGE?
Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran wants to know
why dentists so strongly oppose allowing hygienists
to open their own practices.

14 | Professional Courtesy
ROCK THE VOTE: TCA EDITION
Dentaltown editorial director Dr. Thomas Giacobbi
discusses how important it is for Townies to cast
their votes in the annual Townie Choice Awards.

28 | Dentistry Uncensored Highlights
JOIN THE CLUB
Dr. Howard Farran and Jazz Imaging's Rick Henriksen
discuss a new subscription model for intraoral sensors.

50 | STANDARD PROCEDURES

54

An exclusive excerpt from a new multi-segment online
CE course by Dr. John W. Dovgan, a dentist and a permit
examiner for the Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners.

DEPARTMENTS

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Continuing
Education Update

Poll

Ad Index

Special Section

Townie Choice Awards
Product Showcase
It's summer-time to cast your vote for the
most dependable, user-friendly, can't-live-without
products and services offered in the dental
industry. Our special section highlights some of
the products you'll see on the ballot and should
help make your decision easier.

MESSAGE BOARDS

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HOW DO YOU MAXIMIZE
A 3-OP OFFICE?

24

ER TODAY, NECROTIC
WITH NECK SWELLING

After receiving advice from his peers,
this Townie provides a five-year update.

A Townie's wife goes to the ER after
experiencing pain and submandibular swelling.

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