Health, Wellness and Ergonomics

Beating Burnout
A recent message board post garnered almost 500 responses about people feeling burned out. Flint Geier recaps some of the most common symptoms of burnout and how orthodontists can incorporate...
by Flint Geier
June 2023
Ergonomics for the Dental Office
This course will provide you with up-to-date data on dental injury statistics and how to prevent becoming one of those statistics. We will go through 3 workplace stressors: Posture, Force and...
Dr. Leslie Hovda
CE Credits: 1.75
Dentistry + Physical Therapy
This course will provide an overview of what Physical Therapy is and how a relationship with a PT could benefit your dental practice. We will review the history of PT, discuss what to expect from a...
Dr. Leslie Hovda
CE Credits: 1.25
The Success Formula
Three years into opening his startup practice, Dr. Andrew Sarpotdar was making more money than he had at any other point in his life … but he believed he was not only failing but also losing ground...
by Dr. Andrew Sarpotdar
April 2023
5 Steps to Practicing Dentistry Pain Free.
Research reveals 5 key areas that are essential to effectively resolving work-related pain in dentistry. This dynamic, interactive CE course introduces ground-breaking education that can help...
Dr. Bethany Valachi
CE Credits: 1.5
A Voice in the Arena: Momentum Along Paths of Meaning
Orthotown Editorial Director Dr. Chad Foster discusses how combining your drive to improve your numbers with self-care and work-life balance will point you in the right direction.
by Dr. Chad Foster
January/February 2023
Food and Cancer: A Review of the Research
This CE course discusses findings from research investigating the potential for specific foods to help prevent cancer and/or decrease cancer growth and metastasis. Specific phytochemcials in foods...
Dr. Pam VanArsdall
CE Credits: 1.5
Level Up!
Dr. Glenn Krieger explains the importance of taking time and making plans for professional and personal self-improvement, and shares suggestions about how readers can develop their own plans for...
by Dr. Glenn Krieger
January/February 2023
Behind the Curtain: Growth Through a Midlife Unraveling
In the latest installment of our guest column series, Dr. Brian Anderson discusses his midlife unraveling, how his practice helped keep him centered during trying times, and the steps he took in his...
by Dr. Brian Anderson
October 2022
COVID-19 – What You Need To Know
The recent COVID-19 pandemic is a disruptive force that will change our personal and professional lives for the foreseeable future. We are trusted healthcare professionals, and our patients will look...
Dr. Michael Glick
CE Credits: 1.5
Continuing Education: New PPE Considerations for Dental Professionals
Dr. Sophia G. Saeed and Orthotown editorial board member Dr. Edmund Khoo provide a brief summary of personal protective equipment and the CDC’s COVID-19 guidelines for dental settings.
by Dr. Sophia G. Saeed and Dr. Edmund Khoo
July/August 2020
Thinking About Dentistry
An introduction to basic critical thinking skills as they apply to dentistry. After demonstrating the need for these skills he then shares common errors in logic and judgment and one is provided...
Dr. Jason Luchtefeld
CE Credits: 1.5
The Top 10 List for an Emergency Kit: Color Coding
This course describes the essential drugs needed for an Emergency Kit and how to use them according to Color Coding the Medical Emergencies. Addressed are the needs as dentists to recognize the...
Dr. Dan Pompa
CE Credits: 2
Treating the Transgender Dental Patient... Filmed Live at Townie Meeting
This presentation goes into detail the fascinating personal and professional history of Dr. Anne Koch. She will also address all the required aspects of care, beginning with a description of terms,...
Dr. Anne Koch
CE Credits: 2
Actions For a Medical Emergency (Including Your Own!)
A CRISIS SITUATION can—and likely will—occur at some time in your practice. With this CE course, gain a comprehensive command of the essential knowledge and skills needed to handle a life...
Daniel G. Pompa, DDS
CE Credits: 2
Understanding Survivors of Childhood Abuse
This course provides insight into the failure of some patients to seek dental treatment or perform adequate self-care, and the relationship to mental health issues caused by childhood abuse.
Linda M Douglas, RDH, BSc
CE Credits: 1.5
Airway Resistance During Sedation
This course is intended to introduce the sedation dentist to two principles governing airway resistance. Understanding these concepts will help sedation practitioners more rapidly diagnose the...
Jason R. Flores, BSN-RN, DDS
CE Credits: 1.5
Videography on the Dental Microscope
A short overview about videography on the dental microscope. Setup, cameras and requirements will be discussed in this course.
Dr. Stefan Klinge
CE Credits: 1.5
Stress Management for Dental Professionals
An overview of the main elements of stress management as it relates specifically to dental professionals. Learn key terms, types of stress, the science behind stress, and ways in which to reduce the...
Jen Butler, M.Ed., CPC, BCC
CE Credits: 2
Medical Emergency Mastery
This course will provide Dentists and their staff a system to identify emergencies before they occur, the tools to respond effectively to a crisis, and the training materials for staff development. ...
Dr. Catharine Goodson
CE Credits: 1.5
The Reality of Addiction
This course includes discussion topics on the addiction process, drugs and their effects, the signs and symptoms of addiction, those affected and available treatment recommendations.
Dr. Steven Haase
CE Credits: 4
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