Work-life balance negatively affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Bicuspid

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting lockdowns have had many effects, including disrupting the work-life balance of dental professionals in India, according to a study published in PLOS One. Do's and don'ts for work-life balance: Improve your practice and your life

6 Things Every Office Manager Needs to Do Right Now to Achieve Work-Life Balance

Off the Cusp

Oftentimes, our work takes precedence over everything else in our lives. Creating a harmonious work-life balance can be challenging but it is essential to improve our physical, emotional and mental well-being. Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share.


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What is the DSO Model in the Dental Industry?

Planet DDS

Some dentists may want a better work/life balance while others prefer to have the business side of dentistry managed by someone else. Affiliation data is proof that the DSO model works for some, but not all. Healthy work-life balance .

8 Essential Factors to Consider Before Joining a DSO

Planet DDS

How will the DSO work in tandem with your front office staff? . Given that many dentist owners look to the DSO option to gain more work-life balance, it’s also important to set and understand mutual expectations. You’ve worked hard to build your practice.

How to Manage Stress as a Dentist

Planet DDS

Bottom-line: stress is part of life so learning how to manage it as a dentist should be a top priority. . Is it the amount of weekly work hours? . Take a moment to ask yourself these questions and identify if any other stressors you’re aware of in your life and career as a dentist.

Practice ownership fades as the face of dentistry changes

Dr. Bicuspid

Work-life balance negatively affected by COVID-19 pandemicThe U.S. dental workforce is changing and with it, the practice paradigm.

Pandemic aftershocks worse for dentists

Dr. Bicuspid

Work-life balance negatively affected by COVID-19 pandemic. 'We Dental professionals already had greater mental health and stress-related medical vulnerabilities than other healthcare professionals.

How dentists can have it all -- money, freedom, and more

Dr. Bicuspid

Practicing with purpose, escaping dental school debt, maximizing profits, and living the best possible personal life can happen if dentists embrace technology and build strong dental teams, according to a session at the ADA's SmileCon 2021 meeting in Las Vegas.

Did I make a mistake going into dentistry?

Dentistry Gone Digital

I don’t know if I like it and how do I know I will like it for the rest of my life? This, in turn, will help people feel better about themselves, not having to go through life with “bad teeth” in this world. Work-life balance. By Sienna Greene, DMD.

COVID-19 Brings Big Changes on the Employment Front

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Although life is the closest it’s been to normal since the pandemic began nearly 2 years ago, some things seem to have permanently changed, mainly employment.

What are the Benefits of Being a Dentist?

Dentistry Gone Digital

Working with your hands. It is a good feeling working with your hands. Along with working with your hands, you have opportunities to be creative at times. I once worked with a dentist who looked at dentistry like she got to do arts and crafts all day!

Heartland Dental Announces Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives

Dental News and Technology

While we are guided everyday by our core values to honor, collaborate, and respect each other, we are equally deeply committed to a generous list of initiatives that we are backing with a financial investment to solidify our work."

Highlighting the Women in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Symposium


During the 2021 virtual conference, the theme of the symposium was amplifying these underrepresented voices in surgery while addressing leadership, mentoring, work-life balance, negotiating contracts and many other topics.

Tips from top dentists on dental school, leadership, and more

Dentistry Gone Digital

It’s about working smart and being efficient, not just working hard. When you find study methods or strategies that work, stick with it but also remain flexible and open to new ideas or suggestions from others including friends, faculty, or mentors. By Dr. Alisa Johnson.

Resources to help jumpstart your way to professional practice


Many dental students try to imagine what life will be like after graduation. The profession has a long history of employing protocols and protective equipment to safely provide care in their work environments. But no one imagines starting their career during a pandemic.

Top 5 Things for DSOs to Consider Before Acquiring a Dental Practice

Planet DDS

And with the pent-up demand of patients who have been putting off visits to the dentist, it’s foreseeable that as patients return , they may require more advanced work. How is work-life balance maintained or not maintained? .

Dental Career Track Pt. 1: Fundamental Advice for Dentists Early in Their Career

Planet DDS

But the advice for dentists early in their career is to focus on those things that establish a strong foundation for your life in dentistry. Achieve a healthy work-life balance. Career and professional goals are best when kept in the context of a well-managed life.

5 Things You Can Do to Ride Out the Hiring Crisis in Dentistry

Planet DDS

Many employees left the dental workforce for various reasons , including concerns about workplace safety, the desire for more work-life balance, or taking early retirement. Having a good working relationship with your staff members means keeping the lines of communication open.