This course will focus on the interrelationship between cumulative trauma disorders and instrumentation techniques. A variety of hands-on activities utilizing a wide array of dental instruments on typodonts will give participants the opportunity to discover the joy of implementing new approaches to help reach peak performance with minimal stress and strain. Emphasis will focus on adapting your technique for optimal health. This workshop will provide practical principles for enhancing dexterity, preserving strength and increasing confidence when confronting ergonomic challenges. Exercises and best practices will be introduced to help extend the life of your career. Discover the joy and karma of implementing new advances.