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2024 Annual Convention 

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Dark Side of Dentistry 6.5 CEs

6/14 - 8:30am-4:30pm / 1 hr lunch

  • From 265 US dollars
  • Stotesbury Ballroom

Course Description:

The Dark Side of Dentistry: Mental Wellness & Personal Growth for the Dental Team Speaker: Dr. Kyle Stanley 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.

Terms & Conditions

Registration: Registration is REQUIRED. Photos: A photographer will be present at the event, taking photos for the Maine Dental Association to use in future flyers, brochures, social media posts, and on our website. If you do not wish for your photo to be displayed, please notify the Maine Dental Association immediately. Any photos captured with you in it will be removed. Contact: / 207-622-7900 Cancellation / Refund: Requests for cancellations/refunds must be emailed to Therese Cahill,, no later than May 31, 2024. After this date, no refunds - including for absences due to illness (including COVID-19), late arrivals, weather, or parking difficulties - will be granted. The Maine Dental Association is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The Maine Dental Association designates the identified activities for one to seven continuing education credits.

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