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Intraoffice Stress


Dentistry is about relationships. As a new dentist, I worried about pleasing my patients. I hoped they would want to develop a relationship with me. I hoped they would take my advice.

For me, the dentist-patient relationship seemed to be everything.

Well, almost everything. There is another set of relationships that blindsided me as a new dentist: the intraoffice interpersonal relationships. ...