Tools

Dentist Tools – Dental Tools








 








dental instruments
From protective gear to specialized equipment, there are many tools
available to the dentist trade.  While some tools are specific to
certain branches of dentistry, there are a few basic instruments that
are used in just about all dental practices.


A mouth mirror is a hand-held tool that allows the dentist to see inside
the patient’s mouth, at a variety of angles.  The tool is designed to
provide indirect vision, as well as reflect light and magnify the interior
of the mouth.  Today’s mouth mirrors can be single-sided or
double-sided, and some are even disposable.



dental probes
Several different kinds of hand-held probes are used by the dentist. 
The one that is used most often in a regular examination is the sickle or
contra-angled probe.  This probe allows

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Harvard CME | Lifestyle Medicine: Tools for Promoting Healthy Change

State-of-the-Art Approaches to Help Patients Initiate and Sustain Health-Promoting Behaviors

This immersive two-day course offers state-of-the-art strategies to guide patients to healthier lives. Education includes evidence-based strategies, tools and techniques to effect healthier changes in patients (and ourselves), including nutrition, exercise, sleep, weight loss, and stress management. This course also provides updates on payment structures that reward clinicians based upon patients’ health behaviors and health outcomes.

Past participants report a renewed passion for practicing medicine and reduced personal stress as they themselves learn to enhance their own health and to serve as role models for their patients.

Overview
Our daily work as healthcare professionals increasingly involves caring for patients with diseases that are ultimately caused by or exacerbated by poor diet, lack of exercise, stress, inadequate sleep, and smoking. Yet professional training does not sufficiently prepare us to leverage our position of trust to help patients initiate health-promoting behaviors.

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Healthy Living Facts, Diet and Exercise Tips & Tools for Success

What is healthy living?

Healthy living involves more than physical health, it also includes mental and emotional health.

Healthy living involves more than physical health, it also includes mental and emotional health.

This article is designed to give tips to readers about how they can improve or augment actions in their life to have a healthy lifestyle; it is not meant to be all inclusive but will include major components that are considered to be parts of a lifestyle that lead to good health. In addition to the tips about what people should do for healthy living, the article will mention some of the tips about avoiding actions (the don’ts) that lead to unhealthy living.

“Healthy living” to most people means both physical and mental health are in balance or functioning well together in a person. In many instances, physical and mental health are closely linked, so that a change (good or bad) in one directly affects the other. Consequently, some of the tips

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