North Texas Dentistry Volume 9 Issue 4 2019 ISSUE 4 DE | Page 4

from the publisher Dentistry North Texas Publisher | LuLu Stavinoha Photographer | Ray Bryant, Bryant Studios Contributing Writers | Tina Cauller, Dr. Shad Hattaway, Dr. Richard Lyschik, Dr. Edwin ‘Mac’ McDonald, Bethany Petty, Kathleen Green Pothier, Adam Prewitt, Dr. Joel Small I hope you are having a fabulous summer and finding creative ways to beat the Texas heat! North Texas Dentistry is pleased to present periodontist, Dr. Daniel Stewart as this issue’s cover feature. The article’s major focus is on two cutting-edge proce- dures that Dr. Stewart has incorporated into his Richardson practice: Video- assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery for periodontal regeneration using the MicroSight videoscope and Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation, for treating gingival reces- sion. Clinical photos highlighting both of these techniques are included. Team Talent spotlights Laureli Hattaway, an American Sign Language interpreter who shares her compassion and expertise to make Indian Creek Dental a “Deaf- friendly practice”. A variety of compelling editorial rounds out this issue. Practice Management offers tips to help your practice avoid slow times in production; Laboratory News discusses how advance technology can improve efficiency and provide better patient outcomes; and Practice Leader- ship explores major stress producers in the dental office. Enjoy these articles and more! As always, I want to say thank you to all who support and contribute in making this publication possible and encourage our readers to support our advertisers for their practice needs. PHOTOGRAPHY Tina Cauller WRITING / DESIGN Be safe and enjoy the rest of your summer! Until next time… keep smiling and have a great day! LuLu Stavinoha, RDH Publisher Make plans NOW to advertise in the Convention Issue Southwest Dental Conference OCTOBER 10-11, 2019 Print Advertisement l Custom Profiles l Spreads Promote your business and services to the North Texas Dental Community with perfect timing and perfect targeting – before the Southwest Dental Conference Our team can make your marketing dreams a reality! ADDED BONUS Ray Bryant 4 BE INCLUDED IN SPECIAL BOOTH LISTING [email protected] REQUEST A MEDIA KIT: 4 NORTH TEXAS DENTISTRY | Remember to “Like” us on Facebook at: Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of editorial material published in North Texas Dentistry, articles may contain statements, opinions, and other information subject to interpretation. Accordingly, the publisher, editors and authors and their respective employees are not responsible or liable for inaccurate or misleading data, opinion or other informa- tion in material supplied by contributing authors. Copyright 2019. All rights reserved. Reproduction in part or in whole without written permission is prohibited. Advertise in North Texas Dentistry For more information on advertising in North Texas Dentistry, call LuLu Stavinoha at (214) 629-7110 or email [email protected]. Send written correspondence to: North Texas Dentistry P.O. Box 12623 Dallas, TX 75225