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Posted 5/3/2017 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 41
Do Not Buy Dental Loupes.....until you hear this!
https://youtu.be/4iBCe4H3Z8o Loupes are essential for healthy dental practice. This episode you will learn to: Select which loupes are right for you. Avoid common mistakes made when choosing loupes. Choose quality lighting systems. Measure your own working distance. And much much...Read More
Posted 4/16/2017 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 9
5 Steps for Optimal Posture
Selecting and adjusting your operator stool is perhaps the most important factor in creating a healthy posture while you are practicing and staving off musculoskeletal disorders. Listen to Healthy Solutions for Dental Professional podcast for tips on how to properly adjust your chair. Free PDF...Read More
Posted 3/29/2017 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 24
Ergonomics saves one dentist's practice
Dr. Agour felt old even though he wasn't. After only a little over a decade practicing dentistry, he found that when he was with his colleagues the conversations always turned to aches and pains. Since he had so many years ahead of him to practice, he needed a solution. He found it! Now he...Read More
Posted 3/22/2017 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 28
You can practice dentistry pain free.....I promise
Have you been practicing dentistry for decades and live with chronic pain? Do you feel as though there is no hope for you? So did Dr. Aniko Ball, an Australian dentist who practiced for over 30 years. Even though she had been deemed a hopeless case by the medical establishment, Dr. Ball...Read More
Posted 3/14/2017 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 11
Dentistry Without Pain
Are you one of the 80% of dentists practicing dentistry with pain? Do you dismiss it and just take over the counter medication to get through the day? Have you tried "everything" but nothing seems to help? Dentistry can be the most rewarding profession in the world. Most practitioners...Read More
Posted 11/1/2016 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 63
Episode 2: 2 Minute Body Reboot for Healthier Dental Practice
Episode 2: 2 Minute Body Reboot for Healthier Dental Practice The 1-2 minute time span in between your patients can be used to make you healthier! Join me as I discuss how a 2 minute reboot can reduce your pain and...Read More
Posted 10/23/2016 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 86
Reducing Neck and Shoulder Pain while Standing in Dentistry
Episode 1: Reducing Neck and Shoulder Pain while Standing in Dentistry Learn how to position yourself for health while I answer questions from Dr. Abbas Haider from Atlanta in this first...Read More
Posted 10/23/2016 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 51
Standing Up for Dentistry..Without Back Pain
Back pain is the #1 reported musculoskeletaldisorder reported in dentistry. Whether you have been suffering from back pain for years, or are just interested in preventing this debilitating problem, read my newest blog on how to practice standing up without pain! delves into the science of back...Read More
Posted 10/7/2016 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 83
Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals  Episode 0: The Who, What and When
Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals Episode 0: The Who, What and W Introducing a new podcast dedicated to answering all of yourquestions about how to practice dentistry safely, decrease your risk of...Read More
Posted 2/10/2016 by Tariq Drabu in Health Guide   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 74
There is a traditional Chinese medical treatment that is becoming very popular in the United States - it iscalled Gua Sha. When translated into English, it simply means scraping Sha-bruises, a method by whichthe skin is scraped in unilateral directions in order to stimulate pain relief. This...Read More
Posted 1/29/2016 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 98
A funny thing about dentistry.....
Work related musculoskeletal disorders in dentistry are 100% preventable. I know what you're thinking. You are thinking, Juanita, come on....if that is really true, why are 90% of dental students reporting pain while they are still in school. Why is ill health cited in 67% of dentists who retire...Read More
Posted 1/15/2016 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 62
The Business of Pain Free
Dental professionals are in the business of keeping people healthy and pain free. Working long hours in impossibly small spaces to perform (seemingly) impossibly complex procedures is essential to ensure the well being of patients. It is an admirable profession filled with dedicated persons willing...Read More
Posted 1/8/2016 by OpenADentalOffice in How To Open A Dental Office   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 192
No Back Pain – AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR the REAL Dentist– Dr. Desiree Walker
No Back Pain – AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR the REAL Den 30% Dentists are forced into retirement from “back pain”. The good news is you can avoid this terrible reality and pain. Now, the Dentist...Read More
Posted 11/13/2015 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 95
Effective Stretching: Are you doing it right?
“I stretch my neck all of the time.” Dr. Iminpain, DDS proudly declares. “You do? That’s great! How long do you hold the stretch?” I feel a great sense of hope as our consulting session begins. Maybe he has picked up a valuable tool that we can work with to help...Read More
Posted 8/27/2015 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 1069
Staying Active and Healthy While Practicing Dentistry: Dr. Boers' Story
Dr. Chad Boers graciously agreed to write a blog about how he manages to stay healthy and the benefits of exercise on his practice. Many thanks to him to take time out of his busy schedule to provide some insight and share his experience on this important topic that he is so passionate about....Read More
Posted 7/26/2015 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 133
Five Daily Activities Contributing to Your Work Related Pain
Are you blaming dentistry for all of your musculoskeletal pain? You may be surprised to find out that common things you are doing may actually be making your pain worse. Read my latest blog to find out what they are and how you can stop. Read More
Posted 7/5/2015 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 61
Why Physical Therapy May Not Have Worked for You
As a therapist, there is nothing more disturbing than to have a patient/client sit in my office and say these words, "I've had PT in the past, but it didn't help." Those words are typically spoken by people who feel forced into physical therapy by their doctor (or insurance company) before surgery...Read More
Posted 7/5/2015 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 59
Why Physical Therapy May Not Have Worked for You
As a therapist, there is nothing more disturbing than to have a patient/client sit in my office and say these words, "I've had PT in the past, but it didn't help." Those words are typically spoken by people who feel forced into physical therapy by their doctor (or insurance company) before surgery...Read More
Posted 6/24/2015 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 396
Fundamentals of Back Pain in Dentistry
Can’t sleep. Can’t bend over. Can’t walk through stores. Can’t stand to make dinner. Can’t clean myhouse. Can’t pick up my children/grandchildren. Can’t drive for very long. Can’t put on pants normally. Can’t sit through a movie. Can’t...Read More
Posted 5/18/2015 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 2  |   Views: 246
5 Tips To Reduce Fatigue in Dentistry
Dentistry is a very physical profession. There are ways to combat the fatigue experienced throughout the day. Watch this short video for tips on how. Read More
Posted 5/13/2015 by jasonsteel in Dental Health   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 70
What Is the Importance of Preventative Dentistry Care?
Taking care of your oral health is a bigger deal than you might think. Patients who have poor dental health, especially elders, have a harder time getting proper nutrition because of their weak teeth and gums. Their speech is also affected, as well as their confidence and self-esteem. But why...Read More
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Posted 5/8/2015 by jbenedictdpt in Healthy Solutions for Dental Professionals   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 475
Muscle Fatigue and Dentistry: A painful combination
Sometimes you can feel it starting as soon as you position yourself to begin working on a patient, especially if that patient is at the end of the day. It starts as a small feeling of discomfort. You ignore it. You only have X amount of time to finish this procedure so that you can stay on...Read More

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