Disability

Law School for Dentists

LAW SCHOOL FOR DENTISTS One of the options you should seriously consider if you desire to transition from clinical dentistry because of illness, injury,…
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Retirement Paradigm Shift I

We hope that we are able to sit back on the beach someday and really relax, enjoy life, and think back on a long, rewarding career. This is a common goal, and…

My Stroke of Insight

My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor, PhD., Plume Books, Penguin Group, NY 2006 Hope is the message that calls out loud and clear in this book by a…

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…

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…