CDE:[Excellence in Restorative Dentistry Lecture Series] The Dark Side of Dentistry

Dec, 2020
05:00 PM-06:30 PM

Presented virtually via Zoom Webinar

Time: 5:00-6:30 pm; this virtual lecture will begin promptly at 5:00 pm via Zoom Webinar.
Registration: FREE to view (does not include continuing education credits); Registration is still required.
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CE Credits:
1.5 lecture credits
To receive continuing education credits:
Dentist, $37.50
Penn Dental Medicine Alumni, $28.00
Military, $28.00

Course Description

In the United States, a dentist has the #2 ranked best job but also comes with one of the top suicide rates of any profession! Dr. Stanley will discuss this taboo topic in relation to stress from highly demanding patients, excessive dental school debt, and many other factors making for a stressful life for dental professionals. We will examine different aspects of predictable clinical dentistry, practice management, and research-proven stress reduction techniques that allow dentists to be more successful in their clinical practices and live a more balanced life. By examining this topic, we can help many of our colleagues struggling with mental health issues related to this profession that we love.

Learning Objectives

  • Introduce this taboo topic and how it relates to dentistry
  • Identify stress topics in most dentists’ lives-give research
  • Proven ways to reduce stress both clinically and in your personal life


Dr. Kyle Stanley, named as “The Next Generation of Cosmetic Dentistry” by the AACD, “Top 10 Young Educators in Dentistry” by the Seattle Study Club, and “Top 100 Doctors in Dentistry” graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC and then completed a dental implant residency along with a dental implant specialty in Brazil. Dr. Stanley has been very lucky to have three leading mentors including Dr. Pascal Magne, Dr. Sascha A. Jovanovic, and Dr. Christian Coachman. He was honored with the Charles L. Pincus Award for outstanding achievements in esthetic dentistry by the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and is also a dedicated researcher who has published in some of the top international dental journals about topics relating to esthetics, dental implants, and smile design. Dr. Stanley is a key opinion leader for many well-respected companies and has presented on six continents as a highly in-demand speaker. With Pearl, he is changing the way patients are treated through artificial intelligence and is a leader in this field. Dr. Stanley maintains an exclusive private practice in Beverly Hills, CA.

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University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 1.5 continuing education credits.