Massage therapy was promoted as “a healing art” that can effectively address the aches and pains commonly experienced by dental professionals, in the current issue of RDH, a newsletter for that profession.

The article was written by Michele A. Fagan, who has 28 years of experience in the dental field as dental hygienist and dental assistant and teacher.

“You owe it to your health to make the investment of much needed time to soothe your muscles and ease your mind,” she wrote. “The profession of dental hygiene is one that puts continuous stress and strain on the entire body. A therapeutic massage not only offers relief for tight muscles at the time of treatment, but it can be done as a preventive measure for more serious injuries from repetitive stress.”

Read the article here.