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ADA Credits: 1 | AGD Credits: 1 | Cost: $19.00

Avoid Career Ending Disability: Evidence-Based Ergonomic Strategies for Career Longevity

Categories: Practice Management

Author(s): Dr. Bethany Valachi

Course Type: Self-instruction journal and web based activity

Target Audience: Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienist, Dentists from novice to advanced

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Avoid Career Ending Disability: Evidence-Based Ergonomic Strategies for Career Longevity

Educational Objectives

After completing this webinar, participants will be able to:
• Implement a ground-breaking technique in the operatory to manage stress, prevent headaches, reduce fatigue and prevent dehydration.
• Discover the single most important dental ergonomic intervention to prevent neck pain. 
• Identify painful trigger points and the mechanisms by which they develop.
• Uncover what research shows is the best type of exercise to prevent pain in dentistry. 


Did you know that one-third of dentists who retire early are forced to do so because of a musculoskeletal disorder? Untreated chronic pain can result in physical and financial disaster! 
Now more than ever, during the COVID-19 pandemic, mental stress and heavy PPE can add to physical demands in the operatory, resulting in headaches, fatigue, and dehydration. Due to the multifactorial nature of work-related pain in dentistry, rarely does a single intervention (i.e., new loupes, strength training) permanently resolve chronic pain issues. 
Research reveals 5 key areas that are essential to effectively resolving work-related pain in dentistry. The sequence in which these are implemented is also integral to successfully resolving pain. 
Based on Dr. Valachi's new eBook, this dynamic, interactive webinar introduces ground-breaking education that can help rejuvenate your love for dentistry and transform your life! 

ADA Credits: 1 | AGD Credits: 1 | Cost: $19.00

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