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    Optimizing Wellness: Multidisciplinary Approach to Limiting Stress in Your Life

    Date: Sunday, June 2, 2024

    Location: 35 Village Road, First Floor, Middleton, MA

    Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Course Type: Lecture

    CEUs: 3.0

    Price: $30


    This course offers a comprehensive approach to managing and limiting stress in everyday life. Led by a team of experts including dietitian Debbie Krivitsky, and Dr. Eric Block, renowned as the stress-free dentist, participants will gain valuable insights and practical strategies to promote overall well-being and reduce stress levels.

    Through an interactive workshop, participants will explore the intricate connections between physical health, nutrition, and wellness practices in relation to stress management. From understanding the physiological effects of stress on the body to learning mindfulness techniques and dietary adjustments, this course equips individuals with the tools necessary to cultivate a healthier and more balanced lifestyle.

    By the end of the course, participants will be empowered to take proactive steps towards reducing stress, enhancing resilience, and leading a healthier, more fulfilling life.

    Breakfast will be provided.

    Presented by the MDS Dentist Health and Wellness Committee.

  • Course Objectives:

    • Comprehensive Understanding of Stress: Participants will gain insights into the various sources and manifestations of stress, including its impact on physical health, mental well-being, and daily functioning.
    • Physical Therapy Techniques: Learn practical exercises and relaxation techniques to alleviate muscle tension, improve flexibility, and promote relaxation.
    • Nutritional Guidance: Receive personalized dietary recommendations from Debbie Krivitsky and learn how nutrition plays a crucial role in managing stress levels and fostering resilience.
    • Mindfulness and Stress Reduction: Explore mindfulness practices and stress-reduction techniques to enhance emotional regulation, cultivate present-moment awareness, and foster a greater sense of calmness.
    • Overall Evaluation of Stress Management: Dr. Eric Block, the stress-free dentist, will share insights into the relationship between the dental profession and stress, offering tips for maintaining optimal mental health.
    • Lifestyle Modifications: Identify lifestyle factors that contribute to stress and develop strategies for making sustainable changes to promote overall well-being.
    • Practical Applications: Participants will leave the course with actionable steps and a personalized stress management plan tailored to their individual needs and goals
  • Speakers:

    Eric Block, DMD is a full-time practicing dentist in Acton, Massachusetts, husband, and father of two kids. He graduated from the Nova Southeastern College of Dental Medicine in 2002 and then completed a 2-year Implantology Residency at Boston University in 2004. He is certified by the American Association of Dental Boards for continuing education and lectures nationwide, helping dentists to become more efficient, productive, and less stressed. He speaks on clinical workflows and techniques, digital dentistry, practice management, and health and wellness. He firmly believes in dentists re-energizing themselves and their careers through new treatments and technology.  

    Debbie Krivitsky, RD, LDN, has been a practicing registered dietitian for over 30 years. Her first job was to establish an outpatient nutrition department for Framingham Union Hospital. Currently, she works as a clinical dietitian at MGH and is the director of The Cardiac Lifestyle Program at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Center. Debbie also maintains a private practice counseling patients with complex dietary concerns. 


Recommended Audience
  • Assistant; Dental Student; Dentist; Hygienist; Office Staff
  • 3.0
Financial Disclosure
  • Dr. Eric Block and Debbie Krivitsky no financial relationships relevant to this presentation to disclose.
Cancellation Policy
  • No refunds available.