Resilience in Dentistry

Resilience in Dentistry

Integrative Burnout Prevention and Stress Management for Dental Health Professionals

In person at UCLA School of Dentistry

Course Fee: $120    
CDE Credits: 2

Saturday, August 17, 2024
Time  9:00 AM – 11:00 AM 

Welcome to our transformative course on a holistic approach to improving resilience and preventing burnout in dentistry! 

Recognizing the multifaceted challenges faced by dental professionals, this program goes beyond traditional methods by embracing a comprehensive and integrative perspective. We will explore strategies encompassing mental, emotional, and physical well-being, fostering resilience from a holistic standpoint. From mindfulness practices to effective stress management techniques, this course aims to equip dental professionals with a diverse toolkit for self-care. By embracing a holistic approach, we strive to create a foundation for sustained well-being, enabling you to navigate the demands of dentistry with balance and resilience. Join us on this journey towards a more comprehensive and integrative approach to professional fulfillment and longevity in the dental field.

Topics covered:

  • Breathing 4-7-8 exercise
  • Introduction of integrative medicine as a philosophy
  • Overview of stressors unique to the dental profession
  • Introduction to stress response and effects on the body
  • Introduction to the relaxation response
  • MINDBODY modalities to activate the relaxation response
  • Introduction to mindfulness meditation
  • Come to your senses mindfulness exercise
  • Introduction to deep breathing techniques
  • 4-7-8 breathing technique
  • Box breathing
  • Heart compassion meditation exercise
  • Introduction to aromatherapy
  • Introduction to adaptogens and herbal medicine

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand and decipher anxiety and the stress response
  • Promote and have a deeper understanding of mindfulness
  • Learn key considerations to introduce mindfulness in your practice


speakers/instructors and topics are subject to change without prior notice

Policies - Cancellation and Refund

UCLA School of Dentistry, Continuing Dental Education is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.