Romanian Journal of Medical and Dental Education Volum 8 Issue 3, 2019 BURNOUT IN DENTISTS: EFFECTS AND SOLUTIONS


Lupu Iulian Costin, Carausu Elena Mihaela, Forna  Norina Consuela

Abstract: The aim of this article is to define, diagnose and present solution to an uprising phenomenon that affect the dentists in our time. Dentists are at a higher risk of burnout than members of most other professions. The dentist has a unique position as both healthcare provider and businessperson. This dual role can cause dentists to feel overwhelmed and suffer from significant levels of anxiety. Burnout usually presents in dentists as a feeling of hopelessness or dread about going to the office. It can affect the way you run your business, the way you interact with staff and patients, and even the way you practice dentistry. For all these reasons, it is extremely important to be aware of your risk for burnout and take practical steps to prevent it. We have taking in consideration the latest systemic analysis and the particularities of the Romanian health system to show the risk that the dentist should be aware of and present a set of solution for it.

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