Your Brain at Work

Your Brain at Work, by David Rock, Harper Collins Publishers, NY. 2016 Although this book was intended for improving performance in the work place, there are…

Addictions I

PART I THE PROBLEM Accidental injury accounts for only 10% of the reasons that dentists become disabled and unable to work. The other 90% are medical illnesses,…

Addictions II

PART II TREATMENT Addiction can be treated with the right mix of behavioral therapy and medication. Personal support can help addicted people navigate the…

Addictions III

Part III ACTION PLAN Ask for help before you are reported to the police or your state dental board. You have a lot of eyes on you and your luck will…

8th Annual Meeting Summary

The 2016 Annual Meeting of the ARD was well-attended with 95 people traveling from 13 states as far away as Texas, Missouri, and Michigan. Our morning speaker,…

Disability Part 1: Background

One in four of us will encounter a disabling event during our working careers. This disability may be short term, long term or permanent. Ignoring the problem…

Happiness by Peter Thomas

What Makes A Good Life? Lessons from the longest study on Happiness Dr Robert Waldinger answered this question in a TED talk. He is the fourth director of the…