Publications by Linda Meeuwenberg
Stepping Stones to Success
Experts Share Strategies for Mastering Business.
SEVIERVILLE, TENNESSEE— Linda Meeuwenberg is featured in Stepping Stones to Success ; a highly successful book series from Tennessee based Insight Publishing. The book features best-selling authors Deepak Chopra (The Power of Purpose), Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup for the Soul), & Dr. Denis Waitley (featured in The Secret). These and other authors and speakers each offer time-tested strategies for success in frank and intimate interviews.
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Surviving and Thriving in Your Profession and Postural Stress Related To The Practice Of Dentistry - Implications & Recommendations for Reducing Chronic Pain
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Volunteering has been credited with improving the immune system, depression, self-esteem, and general well being. Sharing your talents, rather dental related or not, often provides different rewards than those received working. It can also enhance your performance at your day job.
The number of women admitted into Dental/Medical School is increasing; however, few women hold positions with decision making power within the schools. For instance, higher proportions of women than men, are employed as non-tenure track or part time faculty, and rarely achieve the rank of full professor. Few women hold higher level administrative posts such as Department Chair or Dean. Women in the Allied Dental Professions are predominately female, however few aspire to higher level decision-making positions. Meeuwenberg and Gurenlian recommended that formal leadership training be integrated into the professional curriculum as a means to prepare women for leadership.
It just got easier! One of the biggest frustrations for dental hygienists is gaining cooperation from patients regarding their daily self-care regimens. Although the literature clearly shows a link between improved oral health and interproximal cleanliness, patients have been slow to embrace this daily ritual. Some of the frequent complaints cited by patients to their hygienists are:
Managing the enormous amount of new dental industry information and integrating into our practices is a challenge. Here are some tips and pointers on selecting continuing education to meet your challenges.
Harness the power of technology! With the right equipment and understanding how to use it properly, you can work more efficiently, with less stress and engender greater patient loyalty. Here’s how to get started.
"I'm just in it for the money." "I can't afford to belong to my professional association." "I burned out on dental hygiene after three years." How many of you have heard statements like these from dental hygiene students or from licensed dental hygienists? What happens to a student who graduates with high ideals and finds herself/himself disillusioned with their profession shortly after graduation? Wouldn't it be wonderful to have all hygienists retain their passion for the profession and stay energized throughout their career?
I have a long history as a registered dental hygienist, having graduated in 1968 with an AAS degree. There were few career options for women at that time, and I didn’t want to be a teacher, nurse or librarian...