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5 ways to counteract neck pain
5 ways to counteract neck painNeck pain is a common problem plaguing dental professionals, but taking these five steps can help.
How do certain sports impact dental professionals' health?
How do certain sports impact dental professionals' health?It's summer and time to hit the water—but several popular summer sports can actually exacerbate muscle imbalances in dental professionals.
Do your patients trust you?
Do your patients trust you?Trust can be critical in forming a positive relationship with your patients.
A mysterious upper-back pain syndrome in dental professionals
A mysterious upper-back pain syndrome in dental professionalsScalene trigger points often fly under the radar of clinical treatment, but they can have serious consequences for dental professionals.
5 ergonomics tips that could save your careerThe bottom line: Ergonomics could save your career. As such, we compiled a list of the top five ergonomics articles that we feel all dental professionals should read.
Are right angles... wrong?
Are right angles... wrong?For years, sitting with your hips at a 90-degree angle was thought to be ideal. But research suggests otherwise.
Why the beach might be the best place to open a new practice
Why the beach might be the best place to open a new practiceWe take a look at a University of Buffalo study on the effects of scuba diving on oral health.
Are dentists prescribing too many opioids?
Are dentists prescribing too many opioids?Whatever the dental treatment, you know the patient will likely have pain after the anesthesia wears off. You should write them a prescription for a strong analgesic medication… or should you?
Are dental loupes improving or worsening your neck health?
Are dental loupes improving or worsening your neck health?Selecting the correct loupes can make a big difference for your health.
How to optimize and "ergonomize" your front office
How to optimize and "ergonomize" your front officeErgonomic challenges in the front office rivals can often rival those in the dental operatory! Just as in many dental operatory scenarios, you don’t have to break the bank to ‘ergonomize’ your front office. Here are the top problems I encounter in dental front offices and easy, economical fixes.