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Mindfulness in Medicine and Dentistry: Reduce Stress and Improve the Health of Your Patients, Your Staff and Yourself
February 13, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
- Understand the practice of mindfulness
- Learn mindfulness techniques for patient care
- Become familiar with the science of mindfulness practice and the latest research findings in neuroscience
- Learn the use of techniques for treating bruxism and sleep apnea.
Mindfulness has been incorporated into medical care with clinics in major medical centers throughout the world and has become a major part of integrative health care. This webinar will present the art and practice of mindfulness and integrative approaches to dental medicine. Providing clinicians the tools and techniques to incorporate mindfulness into their practice for the benefit of your patient care and you and staff’s own self-care . Dr. Abramson will also present how to incorporate principles and practices of integrative dental medicine that have lead him to develop new approaches to treat sleep apnea, tongue thrust and speech pathologies, and bruxism.
Mark Abramson, DDS Adjunct Professor Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Abramson is a graduate of University of Maryland School of Dentistry, 1975. After graduating from dental school University of Maryland, Dr. Abramson has been in practice of dentistry specializing in treatment of TMD and orofacial pain and is a diplomat in the American Board of Orofacial Pain. He has also been a leader in the field of dental sleep medicine and has developed one of the leading appliances used to treat sleep apnea, OASYS Oral/Nasal Airway System™. He teaches courses throughout the world on dental sleep medicine and as a diplomat in the American Academy of dental Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Abramson founded Stanford University Medical Center’s Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Clinic in 1995 and directs and teaches courses through Stanford’s Integrative Medicine Clinic, Health Improvement Program, and at Stanford School of Medicine. Dr. Abramson is a staff physician at Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine. Dr. Abramson has lectured at the American Medical Association, and is developing courses in mindfulness-based stress reduction for dentist for the American Dental Association.