But not in the way most people think! Do you sometimes feel like you’ve been through the wringer at the end of the day and wonder whether you are a dentist or a contortionist? Studies show that nearly two-thirds of dentists who retire early are forced to do so because of musculoskeletal disorders and work-related… Continue Reading Dentistry hurts!
I was six years old when my grandfather had his heart attack. Hospitals were not friendly places in 1963, and children were not allowed on the patient floors. I recall dutifully waiting in the hospital lobby with a book while my mother, grandmother and my grandmother’s oldest sister visited my grandfather. Every family has at… Continue Reading The Brass Boat
Pain is not a necessary by-product of dentistry. You can reduce or eliminate your pain with targeted, evidence-based interventions! Unfortunately, most dental and hygiene schools do not teach evidence-based ergonomics and wellness strategies.To make matters worse, the dental continuing education system is flooded with outdated, hand-me-down ergonomic education and sponsor-driven information that is creating a pain epidemic in the… Continue Reading 5 steps to practicing dentistry pain-free