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Dentists struggle with the same wellness issues as everyone else. If you’re facing stress, depression, chemical dependency, lack of energy or ergonomic issues – you’re not alone.

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Stiff neck or aching back? Find ways to be healthy and stay healthy.

Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Webinar
Patrick Knue, program coordinator for the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) Training Technical ... Read More
Preventing Prescription Opioid Diversion Webinar
The ADA and Providers' Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies (PCSS-O) recently sponsored a webinar led ... Read More
Voices of Hope: Well-Being in Practice and Life
Research tells us that dentists are no more—or less—likely to develop substance use disorders ... Read More
Stress: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Stress can cause changes in those experiencing it. In some cases there are clear signs that people are ... Read More
7 Ergo Tips to Help You Stay Healthy
Practicing dentistry often involves being in uncomfortable postures and performing repetitive hand motions ... Read More
Mental Illness and Suicide in Dental School: Fighting the Stigma
This article originally appeared in the 2014 winter issue of Mouth and is reprinted with the permission of ... Read More
Symptoms and Causes of Back Pain
As a dentist, dental hygienist, or dental assistant, you do many procedures that require a close visual field ... Read More
Reducing Hand Pain
Dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants may experience hand pain in doing dental procedures.  ... Read More
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