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May 3, 2021 Feature Mental HealthOral Health OfficePractice management

Name It to Tame It: Labelling Emotions to Reduce Stress & Anxiety

by Dr. Bruce Freeman, Director of Patient Experience, dentalcorp

I was so mad, I couldn’t see straight. He was blinded by love.Advertisement I have thought about where these phrases came from after enjoying a wonderful article titled Tame Reactive Emotions By Naming Them by Mitch Abblett. I do a

August 10, 2020 News BlogsMental Health

5 Top Self Care Tips for Dentists Dealing with Stress

by Orion Talmay

There are high levels of stress and burnout in the dentistry profession, with a huge number of dentists feeling that the stress of their job is beyond their ability to cope. These top 5 self care tips can help manage

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November 28, 2019 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

How To Take The Stress Out Of Taking Time Off

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

Let’s talk about the month of December. It’s that time of year when my office becomes increasingly empty as the days pass. My fellow employees start to use the rest of their allotted vacation time and I can’t help but

October 12, 2019 News Dental StudentsNews

Dental Residents Study Mindfulness Alongside Molars

by Sinai Health System

As the co-director of the Facial Pain Unit in the Department of Dentistry at Mount Sinai Hospital as well as an Associate in Dentistry at the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto, Dr. Bruce Freeman was seeing some

Spoon of sugar
September 19, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneHuman ResourcesPractice managementTeam motivation

Just A Spoonful Of… Stress?

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

A recent study from the Oral Health Foundation caught my attention. According to the study, evidence suggests that office workers are the most likely to eat sugary food and drinks as a result of stress – rather than those out

August 20, 2019 News News

Oral Health Foundation Calls For Stress-Free Working Environments To End Sugar Binges

by Open Access Government

According to the charity’s research, those in work can be significantly (up to 28%) more likely to binge on sugar than those out of work1. Evidence suggests that office workers are the most likely to eat sugary foods and drinks

Mental Illness
July 2, 2018 Feature EditorialOral Health Office

Mental Illness is Not a Personal Failure

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

The best way to grab your attention for this editorial is to simply begin with the facts. One in three Canadians will experience a mental illness or substance abuse disorder in their lifetime. By the time Canadians reach 40 years

May 30, 2018 News News

Stress and Development of Caries Link Being Researched

by Shrishti Ahuja, HBSc, Medical News Bulletin

An interdisciplinary study analyzes the correlation between changes in dental cavities and saliva and the state of being under stress. Tooth decay and cavities are globally prevalent. They often result in frequent dentist appointments leading to increased costs and lower quality

September 26, 2017 Video Dental Video

Stress in Dentistry

by Oral Health

It’s the topic of one our most popular articles every written in Oral Health and has an impact on every reader in the industry: Stress in Dentistry. Read the story that inspired the video topic. Watch the last Best Practices

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September 14, 2017 Feature Dental Hygiene

Strain and Pain in the Dental Profession

by Gordon Levin, DMD, RYT

There are multiple factors involved in the development of favorable or unfavorable outcomes from our repetitive routines. Anyone involved in dentistry is aware of the potential for stress to become a negative factor. There is a growing body of scientific

December 5, 2016 News BlogsFinancesNew gradsPractice management

5 Tips to Avoid Financial Stress

by Shen Chao

Are you a dentist suffering from financial stress? Want learn how to handle it better? As a dentist, everyone around you will know that you earn pretty well. What they might not know is that dentists, despite the notion that

December 29, 2011 News Systemic links

Stop worrying or you’ll make yourself sick!

by ken

Dr. Robert Adler was an experimental psychologist who was among the first scientists to show how mental processes influence the body’s immune system. Sadly, he passed away on Tuesday, December the 27th. His legacy however, looms large. Whether it is

September 8, 2011 News General News

Control Of Fear In The Brain Decoded

by ken

From Medical News Today Emotional balance is regulated by molecular factors behind stress response. When healthy people are faced with threatening situations, they react with a suitable behavioural response and do not descend into a state of either panic or

April 24, 2011 News ImplantologyInnovations in dentistryTrends in Dentistry

New Fiber-Reinforced Composite Material Offers Advancements In Oral Implants

by ken

Source – Allen Press Publishing Services New materials and new technologies offer opportunities to bring implant dentistry to more patients. Fiber-reinforced composite is a new material that promises advantages for use in oral and craniofacial applications as well as in

February 9, 2011 News Pain management

Pain, complain, the brain, disdain – may all be easily explained

by ken

Some of us are born to be a pessimistic, says study. The chemical NPY in the brain affects the way in which we see the world. Image via Wikipedia Researchers at University of Michigan discovered that levels of a molecule