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Depression & the Dental Student

Depression & the Dental Student

Laura writes about an account of her own experiences with depression during her dentistry degree, and how best to help someone suffering from depression. 

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Ten Tips to prevent back and shoulder aches

Ten Tips to prevent back and shoulder aches

Sharon studied a Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Western Australia. Sharon say's "I wanted to write this article as my colleagues and I all suffer with back pain and I wanted to address these issues."

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Postures To Prevent And Relieve Back Pain in dentistry

Postures To Prevent And Relieve Back Pain in dentistry

This is a brief article to highlight some simple yoga postures which help to relieve current back pain and help to prevent future occurrences.

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Stress reduction = risk reduction

Stress reduction = risk reduction

The use of hypnosis to counteract stress in dentistry

Stress means pressure - a test of your coping resources.

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Balancing Work and Life as a Young Dentist

Balancing Work and Life as a Young Dentist

Rachel Pino, an Australian young dentist walks us through some helpful tips to maintain that all important work/life balance as a young dentist.

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Are you sitting comfortably?

Are you sitting comfortably?

You may think it unusual to be reading an article written by a chiropractor however, for the last 15 years I have been associated with the dental profession in various ways.

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Investing in your health

Investing in your health

Sarah Kaddour explains why investing in your health is so important in the early stages of your career.

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Happybacks

Happybacks

A pain in the neck and the back is not the way you want to perform in the dental profession.

Too many of its professional members suffer unnecessarily whilst trying to apply their mix of clinical, business and communication skills whilst running a dental practice.

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Eating well

Eating well

Embarking on a new career is an exciting and challenging time, full of opportunities and demands. The learning curve is steep and we are anxious to prove ourselves, make friends and of course, maximise our social lives.

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Don’t let Dentistry cause you pain!

Don’t let Dentistry cause you pain!

Dentists commonly experience musculoskeletal pain during the course of their careers. While the occasional back ache or neck ache is not a cause for alarm, if regularly occurring pain or discomfort is ignored, the cumulative physiological damage can lead to an injury or a career-ending disability!

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