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Conference Programme 2024


Why is dentistry stressful? A toolkit for survival

18 May 2024
Facial Aesthetics Theatre

Learning Content

This session will discuss anxiety and stress in relation to dentistry and methods to try and mitigate it. This presentation is suitable for all members of the dental team.

Learning Aims

Discuss the interrelationship between stress and anxiety - To explore why dentistry is a stressful profession and present the help available to those struggling - Present the positive and negative factors that influence stress and strategies to overcome them - Discuss the concepts of insight and self-awareness.

Learning Objectives

Understand the reasons dentistry is stressful - Have techniques to mitigate stress and anxiety - Be aware of organisations that can provide support.
Jeremy Cooper, Principal Dentist - Confidental