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Winter

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Inside this issue:

Editor’s Note

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

do you hate to sell your dentistry?

William Dickerson, DDS, FAACD, LVIM, FIAPA

is this as good as it gets?

Elizabeth Lombardo, Ph.D

the systematic theory of dental caries and the role of nutrition in oral health

Ken Southward, DDS

Let’s clear the way for air

Delwin R. Hemingway, DDS

a successful implant practice

Leo Malin, DDS

Photography: An essential tool for patient education, smile design and lab communication

Hamada Makarita, DDS, MAGD, MICCI

a tale of two airways: A twin study

Joseph Dewees, Dental Team Member

are you last?

Ashley Johnson, JD and Michael Reece, DDS

Building a high performance dental practice

Jim Poole, MBA

Spring

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Inside this issue:

Marketing Physiologic Dentistry

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

Fraud & Embezzlement in the Dental Office – Part 2

Hamada Makarita, DDS, MAGD, MICOI, LVIM, FAACD

Nitric Oxide & Mouth Breathing

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

Shut Your Mouth: The Benefits of LIP TAPING

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

The Big 3 and Me

Timothy Gross, DMD

The Prosomnus Micr02 Sleep & Snore Device

John Pawlowicz, DMD, LVIF, MICCMO

The Importance of Myofunctional Therapy and the Hygeinist’s Role

Jill Taylor, RDH, BS

If it is Being Done it is Probably Possible

Anne-Maree Cole, B.D.Sc, MScMed, LVIM

Make it More Than Just a Cleaning

Sherry Blair

Buying an LVI Practice

Paul Peterson, DDS, LVIF

2016

Spring

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Inside this issue:

Tzedakah

Omer K. Reed, DDS

Connor’s Story

Teresa Isbell, DDS

Take 5 and Breathe

Patrick McKeown, MA

Restoring more than just a smile

Mark Birnbach, DMD

Is it time to make a move?

Kent Johnson, DDS

Money is the root of all charity

Mike Bufo, DMD

are you falling victim to dicsount deprivation?

Sherry Blair

Take the stress out of healing

Jim Poole, MBA & G. Blake Holloway, M.Phil, PhD, ND

The light bulb moment

Daniel Davidian, DDS

New Life, New Smile

Randi Green, DMD, LVIF

Get grounded: how to breeze through ortho cases

Timothy Gross, DMD

veterans day blessings

Jess Legg, DDS

Mark’s Spring Pciks

Mark Duncan, DDS, FAGD, DICOI, LVIF

forever young

Raul Garcia, DMD, LVIF

Fall

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Inside this issue:

Patient communicating with confidence by inexpensively measuring emgs

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

how you can own the internet 

Darren Seigel of Advice Media

the body is the message

Jill Taylor, RDH, BS

Patient education & treatment presentation using dental photography

Hamada Makaita, DDS, MAGD, MICOI, LVIM, FAACD

Self communication: Am i talking to myself?

Sherry Blair

there’s an app for that

Cody Friddle, DDS, LVIF

the physiologic sleep bite & the micr02 sleep device

David “Trey” Carlton III, DDS

communication is the foundation of success

Ashley Johnson, JD

Mark’s picks & tips for better commmunication

Mark Duncan, DDS, FAGD, DICOI, LVIF

 

Winter

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Inside this issue:

Why the IAPA?

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

Fraud & Embezzlement in the Dental Office 

Hamada Makarita, DDS, MAGD, MICOI, LVIM, FAACD

snotty nosed kids-you think they look bad now

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

environmental toxins & their relationship to skin cancer

Joseph T. Hickey, MD

dentistry is a marathon

Matt Jones

Terror in the night-how i stopped my baby’s night terrors

Nancy Gill, DDS, LVIF

born beautiful-it is never too late 

Anne-Maree Cole, B.D.Sc, MScMED, LVIM

osha/cdc corner

Nan Dreves, RDH, MBA

thinking about retirement?

Dan Jenkins, DDS, LVIF, CDE-AADEJ

 

2015

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Inside this issue:

conservative reattachment of a pulpally exposed fractured incisor 20 years later

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

Can your dog keep you healthy?

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, LVIM

5 components to boost bone health

Jill Taylor, RDH, BS

what your health history isn’t telling you

Mark Duncan, DDS, FAGD, DICOI, LVIF

mouth-body connection health or heroics?

Michael Reece, DDS, LVIM

dentistry & yoga

Lori Kemmet, DDS, LVIM

the cornerstone to a healthy & beautiful face

S. David Buck, DDS, LVIM

why patients do not select the optimal treatment plan?

Leo J. Malin, DDS

tmd & osa relationship

John Pawlowicz, DMD, MICCMO, LVIF

iron dds

James McCreight, DDS

the lvi 20 year journey

William G. Dickerson, DDS, FAACD, LVIM

Fall

Inside this issue:

the future of dentistry

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

treating myofunctional disorders to enhance occlusal stability

Joy L. Moeller, RDH, BS, Myofunctional Therapist

treating osa the right way

Sahag Mahseredjian, DMD, FIAPA, LVIM

placebo effect

Keith R. Holden, MD

the oxygen advantage

Patrick McKeown, MA

my first day

Sherry Blair, CDA

what me…move teeth?

Timothy Gross, DMD, FIAPA, LVIF

genetics, periodontal disease, cardiovascular disease & diabetes: what do they have in common?

Jill Taylor, RDH, BS

be your own brand

Drew Mathews

making dentures is exciting

Michael Reece, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

mark’s picks

Mark Duncan, DDS, FAGD, DICO, FICCMO, FIAPA, LVIF

Winter

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Inside this issue:

George Gauge vs. The Physiologic Bite in treating sbd

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

Take a bite out of osa

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

cone beam imagining and condyles from rorschach tests to reality

Dale A. Miles, BA, DDS, MS, FRCD(c) Dip.ABOM

revolutionizing practice efficiency & patient experience through utilizing buffered anesthetics

John Krasowski, DDS

non surgical laser sleep applications in dentistry

Harvey S. Shiffman, DDS

the history of mercury toxicity in humans

Joseph T. Hickey, MD

be your own brand

Drew Matthews

aesthetics, occlusion and comprehensive dentistry simplified

Chong W. Lee, DDS and Nancy J. Lieberman, BS, RDH

the ever evolving state of the art

Mark Duncan, DDS, FAGD, DICOI, LVIF

 

2014

Winter

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Inside this issue:

The importance of posture in dentistry

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

making a list and checking it twice

Heidi Dickerson, DDS

naughty and nice dental confessions

Jill Taylor, RDH, BS

10 bright ideas to recharge you and your practice 

Sherry Blair

breakthough laser aesthetic and sleep applications in dentistry

Harvey S. Shiffman, DDS

new year’s resolutions and good oral health

Deborah M. Lyle, RDH, BS, MS, Waterpik

5 key steps you need to take today to protect your practice

Brian Sachs, President, PCIHIPAA

mark’s picks: a few of mark’s favorite things

Mark Duncan, DDS, FAGD, DICOI, LVIF

a happy team requires great leadership

Ashley Johnson, JD

 

Spring

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Inside this issue:

Why the IACA?

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

History of the IACA

Joseph M. Barton, DDS, LVIM

having one team member not on board can sink the entire ship

James Judge Harding, DDS

direct bonded composite resin “veneers” as a conservative option for aesthetic treatment

Fred Calavassy, BDS

embracing your dentistry

Anne-Maree Cole, BDSC, LVIM

the evolution of physiologic neuromuscular dentistry

Prabu Raman, DDS, LVIM

why continuing education?

Randy Jones, DMD, LVIM

defense of freedom to practice

Dan Jenkins, DDS

the iaca revolution

Mark Duncan, DDS, FAGD, DICOI, LVIF

implants made easy

Leo J. Malin, DDS

from mediocre to magnificent one step at a time

Chong Lee, DDS, LVIM

hriq

Michelle Allen and Tim Twigg

Fall

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Inside this issue:

How happy are you as a dentist?

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

don’t be a waldo

Drew Markham, DDS, LVIF, FIACA

removable restorative options in the 21st dentury

Michael Reece, DDS

the essence of health

Heidi Dickerson, DDS & Jill Taylor, RDH

whiplash and motor vehicles trauma

David Miller, DDS

orthodontics conventional versus neuromuscular

David Buck, DDS & Timothy Gross, DMD

mark’s raves & fave

Mark Duncan, DDS, FAGD, DICOI, LVIF

the patient centered recipe

Sherry Blair

how the mid brain hijacks dental procedures

Jim Poole, MBA

your perception is your reality

Leo J. Malin, DDS

framing the smile utilizing botox

John Krasowski, DDS

russian roulette & sleep apnea

Anne-Maree Cole, BDSc, LVIM, MICCMO

new mandibular advancement device micr02

William G. Dickerson, DDS, FAACD, LVIM

2013

Winter

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Inside this issue:

LVI VIsions interview

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

can you help my mother?

Minette Galura-Boquiren, RDA

my aha dental moment 

Deborah M. Lyle, RDH, MS, Waterpik

networking your way to success

Bete Johnson, Care Credit

4 reasons to rock the performance review

Ginny Hegarty, SPHR

finding balance

Kirsten Edwards, Kerr Corporation 

heart & mind

Kimberly Bradshaw-Sickinger, Microdental DTI

women warriors need financial savvy

Sheila N. Keator, Founding Partner, Keator Group, LLC

The rationale for endodontic therapy

Lisa Germain, DDS, MScD

choosing a bonding agent

Carolyn D. Suh, Bisco

ozone in dentistry

Anne-Maree Cole, BDSc, LVIM, MICCMO

wonder woman in the workforce 

Jaclyn Schiller, A-Titan

cadcam excellence is achieved by practicing

Suzanne Yacovitch, Katy Yacovitch. DMD, coauthored Terance Yacovitch, DDS

dentistry for women, by women

Lisa Kalfas, DDS, Kelly Lytle, DDS, Danielle D’Aoust Gallagher, DDS, Anne-Maree Cole, BDSc, LVIM, MICCMO, Sholina Kherani, DDS, Lori Kemmet, DDS, LVIM, FICCMO

inspiring the leader within

Victoria Richards, Oral DNA Labs

nonverbal communication

Sherry Blair, LVI Global

the law of the instrument

Jill Taylor, RDH, BS

hr iq- women and women’s rights in dentistry

Rebecca Crane & Coauthor Tim Twigg 

Spring

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Inside this issue:

passion

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

an interview with omer reed, dds & cal evans, DDS

Omer Reed, DDS & Cal Evans, DDS

ask heidi

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

why replace a fractured tooth with a fractured implant?

Leo Malin, DDS

a practitioner perspective on dentures

John Pawlowicz, DMD, LVIF, MICCMO

pips

Enrico DiVitio, DDS

are direct bonded composite resin veneers an option in this all ceramic world we live in?

Fred Calavassy, BDS

cranio-cervical influence on neuromuscular treatments

S. David Buck, DDS, LVIM

high tech high touch

Sherry Blair

the fountain of youth

Jill Taylor, RDH, BS

T-Scan

Mark Duncan, DDS, FAGD, DICOI, LVIF

Mark’s Raves & Faves

Mark Duncan, DDS, FAGD, DICOI, LVIF

why does occlusion matter?

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

practice progress

Ashley Johnson, JD

fibromyalgia

Prabu Raman, DDS, LVIM, MICCMO

Fall

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Inside this issue:

editor’s note

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

NEw Year’s Resolution

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

New You Dentures

Michael Reece, DDS, LVIM

Avoiding polite evasion in the new year

Michael Sernik, DDS

the fine line

Sherry Blair

jabs and jolts migraines…really?

David Miller, DDS, MICCMO, MAGD

neuromuscular dentistry

Timothy Gross, DMD, LVIF

dentistry it’s a life saver

Anne-Maree Cole, BDSC, LVIM

advanced neuromuscular team

Mark Duncan, DDS, FAGD, DICOI, LVIF & Minette Galura-Boquiren, RDA

why you should incorporate nucalm into your neuromuscular practice

Norman R. Thomas, BDS(Hons; MB.BSc (Hons); PhD; FRCDC; FADI; ABOMFPATH; Md.Ac; DAAPM; MICCMO; Director of Neuromuscular Research at LVI GLobal, Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta 

mark’s picks

Mark Duncan, DDS, FAGD, DICOI, LVIF

2012

Winter

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Inside this issue:

IMHO

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

10 steps to succeeding ina down economy

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

assessing your practice performance “measuring success”

Sherry Blair, Dental Management Consultant

ask heidi

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

practice slowdown

Stephen E. Burch, DDS

15 thoughts on investing

David Keator, Partner, Keator Group

what our patients want…long term health

Kent Johnson, DDS

hygiene: an untapped production resource 

Jill Taylor, RDH, BS

moving up in a down economy

Arthur “Kit” Weathers Jr, DDS

the keys to understanding NM and OSA Part VI

Norman R. Thomas, BDS(Hons; MB.BSc (Hons); PhD; FRCDC; FADI; ABOMFPATH; Md.Ac; DAAPM; MICCMO; Director of Neuromuscular Research at LVI GLobal, Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta 

Mark’s Picks

Mark Duncan, DDS

HRIQ

Tim Twigg

Spring

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Inside this issue:

why is neuromuscular dentistry so important

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

Why we as a laboratory embrace neuromuscular dentistry

Michael L. Milne, CDT, LVIM, Ulf Broda, RDT, CDT, Bob Clark, CDT, LVIM, LVI Master Technician, Cynthia Wright, CDT, LVI Master Technician and James Cash, CDT

ask heidi

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

educated team = educated patients

Minette Galura-Boquiren, CDA

tempormandibular disorders

Barry C. Cooper, DDS

signs and symptoms of nm

Mark Duncan, DDS

a neuromuscular perspectiveon removable dentistry

John Pawlowicz, DMD, MICCMO, LVIF

the relevance of neuromuscular dentistry in the new millennium

Shamshudin (Sam) Kherani, DDS, FAGD, LVIM, MICCMO

neuromuscular dentistry and dental sleep medicine, a marriage of mutual advantage

Anne-Maree Cole, BDSc, LVIM, MICCMO

the keys to understanding nm and osa part VII

Norman R. Thomas, BDS(Hons; MB.BSc (Hons); PhD; FRCDC; FADI; ABOMFPATH; Md.Ac; DAAPM; MICCMO; Director of Neuromuscular Research at LVI GLobal, Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta 

HRIQ

Tim Twigg

Fall

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Inside this issue:

IMHO

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

functional medicine

Keith Holden, M.D. 

relating obstructive sleep apnea, orthodontics ad TMD

Timothy Gross, DMD

introducing the concept of sleep apnea to your patients

Anne-Maree Cole, BDSc, LVIM, MICCMO

incorporating sleep dentistry into your practice

B. Keith Blankenship, DDS, LVIF, ICOIF

calming movement disorders

David Miller, DDS, LVIM, MAGD, MICCMO

surgical and restorative complications in oral implantology

Leo J. Malin, DDS

mark’s raves & Faves

Mark Duncan, DDS, FAGD, DICOI, LVIF

IACA & CE

Mark Duncan, DDS, FAGD, DICOI, LVIF

continuing education: a new method for improving soft skills

Michael Sernik, DDS

communication solutions

Judy Kay Mausolf

NM Removable dentistry

John S. Pawlowicz III, DMD, MICCMO, LVIF

using photography to enhance lab communication and achieve superior results

Hamada Makarita, DDS, MAGD, MICOI, LVIM, FAACD

Volumetric Cone beam tomography (Cbct) in neuromucsular dentistry

Richard W. Greenan

botox and dermal fillers in the cosmetic dental practice

Kevin Winters, DDS

lvim panel

William G. Dickerson, DDS, LVIM

managing our guest total health

Joseph M. Barton, DDS, LVIM

the samurai effect

Matt Bynum, DDS

korr whitening: the science of teeth whitening

Rod Kurthy, DMD

succeeding in a down economy

Scott Wagner, DMD, LVIF

confidence

Terry Yacovitch, DDS 

new posterior composites improve placement efficiency

Ronald D. Jackson, DDS, FACD, FAGD, FAACD

show me the sunshine

Ronald G. Willis, DMD

to test or not to test…that is the question

Jill Taylor, RDH, BS

improve the new patient experience

Kent Johnson, DDS, LVIM

myths of TENS

Sahag Mahserdjian

hriq

Rebecca Crane and Tim Twigg

2011

Winter

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Inside this issue:

are you preventing your success? talent is never enough

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

interview

Hyo Maier

should dentists treat bell’s palsy?

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

precision and esthetics

John Krasowski, DDS and Grant Maier, BBA, CDT, RDT

a timeline of digital innovation

Avl Kopelman

the keys to understanding nm, osa and ppm PHILOSOPHY part iii

Norman R. Thomas, BDS(Hons; MB.BSc (Hons); PhD; FRCDC; FADI; ABOMFPATH; Md.Ac; DAAPM; MICCMO; Director of Neuromuscular Research at LVI GLobal, Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta 

straight tracks

Jay Gerber, DDS, FICCMO, ABPM

advances in digital dentistry

Dr. Deepak Kaura and Rhit Joshi

is insurance a bad thing or a good thing for your practice?

Shahin Safarian, DMD and Amy Norman, DDS

Where did I go wrong? 

Sherry Blair, CDA

creating an outstanding experience creating a buzz

Terence Yacovitch, B.Sc. (chem), DDS

HR IQ

Tim Twigg

Product Review 

Mark Duncan, DDS, LVIF 

weather’s report

Arthur “Kit” Weathers, JR., DDS

Spring

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Inside this issue:

IMHO

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

The price of freedom

David Miller, DDS, MICCMO, MAGD

measuring how your practice is performing 

Sherry Blair, CDA

iaca past presidents

Joe Barton, DDS, LVIM, Sam Kherani, DDS, FAGD, LVIM, FICCMO, Anne-Maree Cole, DDS, LVIM, Jim Harding, DDS and Prabu Raman, DDS, LVIM

ask heidi

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

in the pink

Jill Taylor, RDH, BS

low level laser therapy, not why but how?

Peter Pang, DDS, FAGD

the complete dental practice: 5 steps to balance

Brad Durham, DMD, LVIM

the keys to understanding NM, OSA and PPM Philosophy Part IV

Norman R. Thomas, BDS(Hons; MB.BSc (Hons); PhD; FRCDC; FADI; ABOMFPATH; Md.Ac; DAAPM; MICCMO; Director of Neuromuscular Research at LVI GLobal, Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta 

HRIQ

Tim Twigg and Michelle Allen

Mark’s Picks

Mark Duncan, DDS, LVIF 

Mark’s Choice 

Mark Duncan, DDS, LVIF 

straight tracks

Jay Gerber, DDS, FICCMO, FIAO, DAAPM

the weather’s report

Arthur “Kit” Weathers, JR., DDS

Fall

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Inside this issue:

IMHO

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

LVI Interview with Kimberly Bradshaw

Kimberly Bradshaw

gear up to present cosmetics 

Sherry Blair, CDA

2011 iaca san diego

Dan Jenkins, DDS, LVIF, CDE-AADE

ask heidi

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

dental sleep medicine: a new paradign

J. Brian Allman, DDS, DAADSM, DAAPM, FAGD, FICCMO, FASGD, FIAO, FAAFO, FAACP

methods used to minimize implant challenges

Leo Malin, DDS

sometimes the unexpected can happen

Karstan Lachman, DDS

the evolution of digital dentistry and the digital dental team

Lee Culp, CDT

emax- bringing even more strength to life- like aesthetics 

Shamshudin Kherani, DDS, FAGD, LVIM, FICCMO

discovering opportunities for growth

John Highsmith, DDS, DICOI, AAACD

the keys to understanding nm and osa part V

Norman R. Thomas, BDS(Hons; MB.BSc (Hons); PhD; FRCDC; FADI; ABOMFPATH; Md.Ac; DAAPM; MICCMO; Director of Neuromuscular Research at LVI GLobal, Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta 

right on the kisser 

S. David Buck, DDS, LVIM

the lvi somnodent

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

mark’s picks 

Mark Duncan, DDS, LVIF 

mark’s choice

Mark Duncan, DDS, LVIF 

hriq

Tim Twigg 

straight tracks

Jay W. Gerber, DDS, FICCMO, FIAO, DAAPM

2010

Winter

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Inside this issue:

The tipping point: nm dentistry on monday night football

William Dickerson, DDS, FIAPA, LVIM

digital radiography: an overview

Lorne Lavine, DMD

interview

Sherry Blair, CDA

straight tracks

Jay Gerber, DDS, FICCMO, ABPM

the patient centered practice: avoiding the perfect storm

Sherry Blair, CDA

patient management as the core of your dental practice management strategy

Brad Durham, DMD, LVIM

it’s never too late

Michael Reece, DDS, LVIF

product review

Mark Duncan, DDS, LVIF

metamorphosis

Shahin Safarian, DMD, LVIF, MBA

the weathers report

Arthur “Kit” Weathers, JR., DDS

 

Spring

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Inside this issue:

Is it dental care or health care that should guide our professional care?

Shamshudin “Sam” Kherani, DDS, FAGD, LVIM

The digital advantage

Mark Duncan, DDS, FAGD, DICOI, LVIF

the most SUCCESSFUL businesses have the best ‘people skills’ 

Michael Sernik, BDS

wake up call: soft skills drive business performance 

Ginny Hegarty

using a lithium disilicate material to restore fractured anterior teeth

Joseph Barton, DMD, LVIM

interview

Leo Malin, DDS

social media: the new rules of dental marketing

Lorne Lavine, DMD

ask heidi

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, LVIM

straight tracks

Jay Gerber, DDS, FICCMO, ABPM 

implant dentistry: what are the challenges, what are the solutions?

Leo Malin, DDS

are your patients and your practice protected?

Brian Sachs 

another bubble?

Sheila Keator 

real-world marketing: making headlines: due diligency for an outstanding interview every time

Michael D. Silverman, DMD

the keys to understanding nm, osa and ppm philosophy, part 1

Norman Thomas, BDS; Bs.MB; PHD; FRCD; AAOMFPATH

Product Review 

Mark Duncan, DDS, LVIF 

the weathers report

Arthur “Kit” Weathers, JR., DDS

patient management as the core of your dental practice management strategy, part 2

Brad Durham, DMD, LVIM

Fall

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Inside this issue:

creating your passion filled purpose

Mark Duncan, DDS, FAGD, DICOI, LVIF

straight tracks

Jay Gerber, DDS, FICCMO, ABPM, FIAO

Interview

J. Brian Allman, DDS, DABDSM, DAAPM, FAGD, FAACP, FICCMO, FASGD, FAAFO, FIAO

volumetric cone-beam tomography (CBCT) in neuromuscular dentistry

Richard W. Greenan

Watching dental patients die: are you asking the right questions?

J. Brian Allman, DDS, DABDSM, DAAPM, FAGD, FAACP, FICCMO, FASGD, FAAFO, FIAO

the keys to understanding NM, osa and PPm philosophy Part Ii

Norman R. Thomas, BDS; M.B.BSC (Hons Anat/Physiol); PHD; FRCD; CERTS OMFPATH. O.MED; MICCMO

the impossible is nothing: the reality of lasers for everyday dentistry

Lorne Lavine, DMD & Dr. L. Don Wilson

iaca revolution in boston

Dan Jenkins, DDS, LVIF, FICD, Certified Dental Editor-AADE

effect of three different mandibular advancement devices and two different bite techniques on the resultant sleep metrics

Shamshudin (Sam) Kherani, DDS, FAGD, LVIM

ips empress direct: enabling CLINICIANS to provide simple, conservative and great service to patients

Art Mowery, DDS, LVIF

product review

Mark Duncan, DDS, LVIF

the weathers report

Arthur “Kit” Weathers, JR.,DDS 

legal considerations with cone beam imaging

David B. Miller, DDS

 

 

2009

Winter

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Inside this issue:

you can succeed during an economic slowdown

Shamshudin “Sam” Kherani, DDS, FAGD, LVIM

a perfect 10

Dan Jenkins, DDS

interview

Bill Wade

real world marketing: marketing for a marathoner

Michael D. Silverman, DMD

straight Tracks: recomendations based on neuromuscular perspective

Jay Gerber, DDS, FICCMO, ABPM

the more things change, the more they stay the same

Bill Wade

The weathers’ report

Arthur “Kit” Weathers, JR, DDS

Product product

Mark Duncan, DDS, LVIF

The Digital patient consultation in 2009

Greg Lutke

The relationship between the upper cervical complex and the temporomandibular joint in tmd

Norman R. Thomas, DDS, B.SC, PHD, FRCD, MICCMO, William G. Dickerson, DDS, FAACD, FICD, Trystan D. Thomas, BDS, BSC and Paul Davies, BDS

thrive in an uncertain economy

Russell B. Rainey, DMD and Cheryl A. Rainey, PHD, MBA, RDH

transitioning your practice from where you are to where you want to be

Ashley Johnson

Spring

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Inside this issue:

ethics and the expert witness

David Miller, DDS, LVIF

saving the delivery appointment

Prabu Raman, DDS, MICCMO, LVIM

interview

Barry C. Cooper, DDS

succeeding in michigan

Jeffrey S, Haddad, DDS

establishment of temporomandibular physiological state with neuromuscular orthosis treatment affects reduction of
tmd symptoms in 313 patients

Barry C. Cooper, DDS

Ask Heidi

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, LVIM

Product review

Mark Duncan, DDS, LVIF

real world marketing: the poer of the infomercial

Michael D. Silverman, DMd

Straight Tracks

Jay Gerber, DDS, FICCMO, ABPM

differentiation of obstructive (osa), cental (CSA) and complex (mixed sas) sleep apnea syndromes 

Norman R. Thomas, DDS, B.SC, PHD, FRCD, MICCMO, William G. Dickerson, Shamshudin Kherani, DDS, FAGD, LVIM

the weathers’ report

Arthur “Kit” Weather, JR, DDS

the difficulty of change

Sherry Blair

Fall

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Inside this issue:

Contribution to this thing we call “life”

Shamshudin “Sam” Kherani, DDS, FAGD, LVIM

what are the characteristics of an ideal implant system?

Leo J. Malin, DDS

interview

Dr. Anil Makkar

Pure Power mouthguard dentist testimonials
iaca members found heart in san francisco

Dan Jenkins, DDS, LVIF, FICD, CDE-AADE

Esthetic, Efficient and Effective Posterior Restorations using a nano-optimized hybrid composite

Matt Bynum, DDS

Product review

Mark Duncan, DDS, LVIF

straight tracks

Jay Gerber, DDS, FICCMO, ABPM

this is not your grandfather’s laser

Mark Duncan, DDS

the weathers’ report

Arthur “Kit” Weather, JR, DDS

real world marketing: generating favorable publicity for your practice with pr

Michael D. Silverman, DMD

abcs of change

Sherry Blair

oral-systemic link

Dee Nishimine, DDS

Winter

JanApr2008-150x200

Inside this issue:

A New Year- repeat Resolutions 

Randy Bryson, DMD

Interview with

Michael Sernik, BDS

neuromuscular functional orthodontic cephalometric diagnostics

Jay W. Gerber, DDs & Mr. Thomas Magill

the weathers’ report: attitude is everything

Arthur “Kit” Weather, JR, DDS

10 secrets to achieving case acceptance

Michael Sernik, BDs

reproducing nature: smile design

Yugo Hatai

obstacles to continuing education

Randy Jones, DMD, LVIM

Ask Heidi

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, LVIM 

Public Bashing of differing dental philosophies 

Dr. Ronald Jackson and Dr. Omer Reed

k7 International recognition
a comfortable evolution

Josh Bernstein, DDS

spreading the word

Cheryl Parrish 

Spring

MayAug2008-150x200

Inside this issue:

up the path to success: talent is never enough 

William G. Dickerson, DDS, LVIM

Anterior closed flap crown lengthening

Dr. F. Jay Ohmes, DDS, FAGD

fighting recession

Dan Jenkins, DDS

Interview with  

Randy Bryson, DMD, Sam Kherani, DDS and Mark Duncan, DDS

An instrument set for placing posterior composite resin restorations

Ronald D. Jackson, DDS, FAGD, FAACD

the weathers’ report: are posts becoming obsolete? 

Arthur “Kit” Weathers, JR., DDS

Product review

Mark Duncan, DDS

Fiscally Fit in 2008

Keith Drayer 

Metamorphosis from dark ages to a dental renaissance 

David Dooley, DDS

Generation What? The Power of four

Sherry Blair, CDA, LVI Consultant 

Fall

CT5

Inside this issue:

Custodians of our noble profession 

Shamshudin “Sam” Kherani, DDS, FAGD, LVIM

real world marketing: the power of brand

Michael D. Silverman, DMD

interview with 

William G. Dickerson, DDS, LVIM

creating an aesthetic niche  dental practice

Joseph Barton, DMD, LVIM

The soft tissue diode laser

Shamshudin “Sam” Kherani, DDS, FAGD, LVIM

the weathers’ report: everything you’ve always wanted to know about apex locators

Arthur “Kit” Weathers, JR.,DDS

Product Review

Mark Duncan, DDS, LVIF

An oasis of learning- iaca orlando

Anne-Maree Cole, BDS, LVIM

digital imaging at lvi 

William G. Dickerson, DDS, LVIM and Arthur “Kit” Weathers, JR., DDS 

2007

Winter

DecJan2007-150x200

Inside this issue:

Is good the enemy of great? 

William  G. Dickerson, DDS, FAACD, LVIM

The Weathers report: the future of endodontics

Arthur “Kit” Weathers, JR., DDS

Implant dentistry: becoming much less mysterious and evolving quickly

Leo J. Malin, DDS

The future of endodontics
Product Reviews  

Michael Miyasaki, DDS, LVIM

Performing Life-changing dentistry

William G. Dickerson, DDS, FAACD, LVIM

Managing Expectations 

Brett Taylor, BDS;FICD-FPFA

image is everything

Brad Durham, DMD

 

 

Spring

MayAug2007-150x200

Inside this issue:

why are so many people so screwed up? 

William  G. Dickerson, DDS, FAACD, LVIM

lvi global opens doors in international markets

Michael A. Miyasaki, DDS, LVIM

a technician’s dream, an instructor’s journey

Michael Milne, CDT

Interview with  

Jay W. Gerber, DDS, FICCMO, ABPM

Prosthodontics vs. orthodontics

Jay W. Gerber, DDS, FICCMO, ABPM

a guide to working with your team in your transition process 

Paul Sletten

Product reviews

Michael A. Miyasaki, DDS, LVIM

tomaro’s clinical tips today

Arthur “Tony” A. Tomaro, DDS

Controlling overhead  

Lori Kemmet, DDS, LVIM

Who are serviceable silver-amalgam restorations serving?

Shamshudin “Sam” Kherani, DDS, FAGD, LVIM

the Weathers’ Report: Are implants replacing root canals?  

Arthur “Kit” Weathers, JR., DDS

Lasing the New frontier

Jeanne M. Godett, RDHEF

Fall

SepDec2007-150x200

Inside this issue:

your obligations as a physician of the mouth 

William  G. Dickerson, DDS, FAACD, LVIM

interview with

D. Gary Wolford, DDS

utilizing neuromuscular principles in implant dentistry

James H. Clarke, JR., DDS, FAGD

Create your vision  

Alan J. Singleton, DDS

The Weathers’ report: your patients benefit wen you raise your fees

Arthur “Kit” Weathers, JR., DDS

functional classification of craniomandibular disorders 

D. Gary Wolford, DDS

uncovering the cervical-occlusal link: a new approach to myo-trode placement

John Pawlowicz, III, DMD

Ask Heidi

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, LVIM

Controlling overhead- PArt II  

Lori Kemmet, DDS, LVIM

Product Reviews

Michael A. Miyasaki, DDS, LVIM

Guidelines to diagnosing functional wear  

W. Scott Wagner, DMD

 

2006

Winter

JanMar2006-150x200

Inside this issue:

Becoming the ceo of your practice

William G. Dickerson, DDS, FAACD, LVIM 

the lvi visions interview with dr. norman thomas

Norman R. Thomas, DDS, PH.D, O.PATH, M.D, FRCD

clinical questions & answers 

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, LVIM

optimum care, insurance care, patient -financed care: Increasing treatment acceptance

Robert H. Maccario, MBA

Creating and maintaining beautiful smiles: the jp institute veneer care system  

Peggy Sprague, RDH and Kim Miller, RDH, BS

product reviews

Michael Miyasaki, DDS, LVIM

metamorphosis 

Chong Lee, DDS

File breakage in endo preventing is the best medicine

Arthur “Kit” Weathers, JR. DDS

commonly asked questions about neuromuscular dentistry  
debilitating centric relation case resolved using neuromuscular principles

Sam Kherani, BSC, DDS, FAGD

blueprint for a simple implant case

Leo J. Malin, DDS

ask correctly and you shall receive more often  

Nate Booth, DDS

 

Spring

AprJun2006-150x200

Inside this issue:

Interview with Bob Jankelson 
Accurately transferring the horizontal and sagittal relationships of the maxillary arch to an articulator

William G. Dickerson, DDS, FAACD, LVIM and Norman R. Thomas, DDS, PH.D, O.PATH, M.D, FRCD

evaluating your preparations for smile design

Trish Jones, RDH, BS

Product Reviews  

Michael Miyasaki, DDS, LVIM

The Weathers’ report: Ideal Endo Access Part II

Arthur “Kit” Weathers, JR., DDS

Passion, arrows, Patients and your part II 

Matt Bynum, DDS

ask heidi

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, LVIM

The life affirming practice 

David Philip

surface electromyography of lateral pterygold and its significance in nm dentistry

Norman R. Thomas, DDS, PH.D, O.PATH, M.D, FRCD

Metamorphosis  

Judy Semmens

what’s in a fee? 

Omer Reed, DDS

40 year neuromuscular restorative case study

Bob Jankelson

The independant practice model  

Robert H. Maccario, MBA

Q & A   

Dr. Ron Jackson

Fall

JulSep2006-150x200

Inside this issue:

are we destroying the profession from within? 

William G. Dickerson, DDS, FAACD, LVIM 

the case for using an operating microscope in dental practice

Stephen Buchanan, DDS, FICD, FACD

Product Reviews  

Michael Miyasaki, DDS, LVIM

The artisan within

Joseph Barton, DMD

the new era of dentistry: the paradigm has irrevocably changed 

Ronald D. Jackson, DDS, FACD, FAACD

ask heidi

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, LVIM

metamorphosis 

Larry Winans, DMD

IACA

William G. Dickerson, DDS, FAACD, LVIM

Passion, Arrows, Patients and your Part III  

Matt Bynum, DDS

Diagnosing and treating your tmd patients 

Josh Bernstein, DDS

the road to excellence

Russ Elloway, DDS

Likeability: the forgotten success factor  

Nate Booth, DDS

2005

Winter

DecJan2005-150x200

Inside this issue:

editorial

William G. Dickerson, DDS, FAACD, LVIM 

smiles everyone smiles

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, LVIM

esthetic inlays and onlays  

Ronald D. Jackson, DDS, FAGD, FAACD

hey, doctor! I’ve got a surprise for you

Nate Booth, DDS

a contemporary approach to bread and butter posterior restorations 

Timothy C. Adams, DDS, LVIM

interview with Dr. omer reed
clinical questions & answers 

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, LVIM

product reviews

Michael Miyasaki, DDS, LVIM

Metamorphosis  

Randy Bryson, DMD

why are more general dentists becoming involved in implants? 

Leo Malin, DDS

musculoskeletal occlusal signs and symptoms

Clayton A. Chan, DDS, LVIM

getting your team on board  

Ashley C. Johnson III, JD

reclaim your practice: new rules for a new game  

Dr. Robert H. Maccario, MBA

Spring

AprMay2005-150x200

Inside this issue:

lvi global: leading the future of dentistry

Dr. Omer Reed Interviews Dr. Bill Dickerson 

Aesthetic and Restorative Value of the new composites

Ronald D. Jackson, DDS, FAGD, FAACD

clinical questions & answers  

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, LVIM

10 steps to success as an INDEPENDENT practice

Robert H. Maccario, MBA

occlusal repositioning appliances…fixed or removable 

Beth Snyder, DMD

product reviews

Michael Miyasaki, DDS, LVIM

Metamorphosis  

Brad Durham, DMD

improving on an old veneer case: a case report 

Timothy C. Adams, DDS, LVIM

simple solutions to everyday endodontic problems

Arthur “Kit” Weathers, JR, DDS

Secrets to the successful practice  

Josh Bernstein, DDS

What’s stopping you from being successful with dental implants?   

Leo Malin, DDS

the stress of progress and how you can harness it   

Nate Booth, DDS

Fall

SepNov2005-150x200

Inside this issue:

becoming the ceo of your practice

William G. Dickerson, DDS, FAACD, LVIM 

the lvi visions interview with dr. ronald jackson

Ronald D. Jackson, DDS, FAGD, FAACD

clinical questions & answes  

Heidi Dickerson, DDS, LVIM

optimum care, insurance care, patient-financed care: increasing treatment acceptance

Robert H. Maccario, MBA

creating and maintaining beautiful smiles: the jp institute veneer care system 

Peggy Sprague, RDH and Kim Mikker, RDH, BS

product reviews

Michael Miyasaki, DDS, LVIM

Metamorphosis  

Chong Lee. DDS

file breakage in endo prevention is the best medicine 

Arthur “Kit” Weathers, JR, DDS

commonly asked questions about neuromuscular dentistry
debilitating centric relation case resolved using neuromuscular principles  

Sam Kherani, BSC, DDS, FAGD

Blueprint for a simple implant case   

Leo J. Malin, DDS

ask correctly and you shall receive more often   

Nate Booth, DDS

LVI IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT DR. BILL DICKERSON HAS PUBLISHED HIS BOOK- SUCCESSFUL HAPPINESS

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