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Sept. 10-11 wellness meeting to convene at ADA Headquarters

"Body, Mind & Soul: Thriving in a Chaotic World," will explore well-being issues for optimal health and work-life balance.

The conference, set for Sept. 10 and 11, will bring together dentists, spouses, dental team members, dental students and professionals who work with dentists. The goal is to help everyone connect with national experts who can provide key information about how to become more proactive in attaining health and wellness.

Speaker topics will include:

  • Are We Having Fun Yet? Humor and Peak Performance in the Dental Practice;
  • Back and Neck Pain in Dentistry: A Survival Guide For the Rest of Your Career;
  • Sport Psychology For Dental Teams;
  • Working Drug-free Works! Protecting the Health and Well-being of Staff and Patients.

Range of motion and audiology/hearing screenings are on the agenda, as well as information-sharing and networking opportunities. Continuing education credits in injury prevention and professional impairment are available.

To register online or by mail for the 2009 Health and Wellness Conference, visit

Registration deadline is Aug. 30. For additional conference information, contact the ADA Council on Dental Practice, toll-free, Ext. 2622 or 7473.