Dentaltown, an interactive healthcare community working to connect dentists to peers, dental service providers and manufacturers, invites its readers, fans, followers to weigh in with their opinions.

The message boards at, according to their social media profile, feature more than 245,000 members discussing “all things dental (and some things not)” including online CE and monthly polls to show what’s trending in dentistry.

The result of one annual poll: the Townie Choice Awards.

Winners who earned top honors for 2019 in 10 major categories — Office Equipment, Restorative Dentistry, Implantology, Prosthodontics, Endodontics, Cosmetic Dentistry, Radiology, Dental Hygiene & Periodontics, Practice Management, Infection Control — are spotlighted in the December digital and print editions.

Dentaltown features its
Townie Choice Awards in
the December, 2019 issue.

According to, earlier this year, their readers voted for favorite products, services and equipment—”the elements that make their lives easier, their practices more productive, and their staff and patients happier.”

Look for the winners in the December issue of Dentaltown Magazine or click here to view voting results.

Where did it all begin?

Howard Farran, DDS, MBA, the founder and owner of and Dentaltown magazine, has practiced dentistry at Today’s Dental in the Phoenix metro area for more than 30 years. In the past three years, Incisal Edge magazine ranked him among the 32 most influential people in dentistry. Thomas Giacobbi, DDS, FAGD is Editorial Director at Dentaltown Magazine.

“Before there was Facebook, there was
— and in the two decades since he launched dentistry’s first and still-leading social platform, Dr. Farran’s brainchild has expanded into a video library of some 420 continuing-education courses with a half-million viewers, and a Dentaltown app that puts more than 60 oral-health-related podcasts in 65,000 listeners’ ears. A thousand new users join every month.”

Incisal Edge magazine (2019 summer edition)

Dr. Farran has lectured internationally on the business of dentistry since 1990, and in 1999, released “Your 30-Day Dental MBA” series, which is available on YouTube and iTunes. This prolific influencer publishes a monthly “Howard Speaks” column in Dentaltown magazine, and produces a world-renowned podcast series Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran, which has released more than 1,000 episodes and has been downloaded more than 5 million times.

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