Tag Archives: Working as a Dentist

Dentistry and (the Dentist’s) Discomfort—Ergonomics

According to data collected at the ADA Health Screening Program at the 2012 Annual Session in San Francisco, 70 percent of dentists and dental team members examined reported neck or back pain. That’s not too surprising considering the positions many dentists adopt when working. Ergonomics is the science of the physical relationship between you and your environment. It… Read More »

Leadership: What they don’t teach you in dental school (Part One)

by Dr. Jonathan Ford I recently attended the ADA New Dentist Conference in Denver. The conference had a great mix of continuing education for the young dentist. including a special emphasis on leadership development. Here is part one of the leadership skills that I learned at the ADA New Dentist Conference—I’ll post part two next week. 1.         … Read More »