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The Dark Side Of Dentistry: Mental Wellness And Personal Growth For The Dental Team

Date: Friday, June 14, 2024
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Location: Stotesbury Room
Cost: $265.00 - $525.00

CEs: 6

Course Description: 

Dentistry is ranked internationally as one of the best jobs in the world but also comes with one of the top suicide rates of any profession! Dr. Stanley will discuss this taboo topic in relation to stress from highly demanding patients, clinical revisions, and many other factors making for a stressful life for dental professionals. We will examine different aspects of predictable clinical dentistry, practice management, and research-proven stress reduction techniques that allow dentists to be more successful in their clinical practices and live a more balanced life. By examining this topic, we can help many of our colleagues struggling with mental health issues related to this profession that we love.

Educational Objectives:

  • Introduce this taboo topic and how it relates to dentistry.

  • Identify stress topics in most dentists' lives.

  • Give research-proven ways to reduce stress both clinically and in your personal life.

Meet Your Speaker

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Dr. Kyle Stanley

Dr. Kyle Stanley, named "The Next Generation of Cosmetic Dentistry" by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, “The Top 10 Young Educators in Dentistry” by the Seattle Study Club, and "World's Top 100 Doctors in Dentistry" graduated from USC and then went on to complete a dental implant residency and dental implant specialty in Brazil. He is a researcher who has published in some of the top dental journals about esthetics, implants, and plastic surgery topics. With his company Pearl, he is changing the way patients are treated through artificial intelligence and is a leader in this field. Dr. Stanley is the most prominent advocate of mental health in dentistry and through his Light Side community has helped countless dentists reduce stress and anxiety. He maintains a private practice in Beverly Hills where he focuses on implant surgery and prosthetics.

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