ergonomics

How do certain sports impact dental professionals' health?
How do certain sports impact dental professionals' health?It's summer and time to hit the water—but several popular summer sports can actually exacerbate muscle imbalances in dental professionals.
The importance of ergonomics for hygienists—and what dentists can do to help
The importance of ergonomics for hygienists—and what dentists can do to helpHygienists put their bodies through a lot of wear and tear on the job, but there are steps that can be taken to help prevent some of the damage. Here's what one hygienist thought dentists should know.
Armrests or no armrests?
Armrests or no armrests?Exploring the benefits of armrests for dental practitioners.
How better dental office design can prolong your career
How better dental office design can prolong your careerNot being mindful of ergonomics can lead to an unwanted, early retirement.
A mysterious upper-back pain syndrome in dental professionals
A mysterious upper-back pain syndrome in dental professionalsScalene trigger points often fly under the radar of clinical treatment, but they can have serious consequences for dental professionals.
[SPONSORED] Combining equipment and ergonomics to enhance the patient experience
[SPONSORED] Combining equipment and ergonomics to enhance the patient experienceHaving the right equipment – and knowing how to use it – is crucial.
Backrests and your health: What does the research say?
Backrests and your health: What does the research say?Backrests are an important consideration when selecting an operator stool.
5 ergonomics tips that could save your careerThe bottom line: Ergonomics could save your career. As such, we compiled a list of the top five ergonomics articles that we feel all dental professionals should read.
Delivery systems – Is yours delivering pain?
Delivery systems – Is yours delivering pain?Understanding the differences between delivery systems can help you select the right one for your team.
The ergonomic benefits of saddle-style stools
The ergonomic benefits of saddle-style stoolsSaddle up! Research has shown that a saddle-style stool could save your health—and your career.