ergonomics

8 things dental professionals need to know about exerciseThe exercises that work for the average person can be damaging to a dental professional’s health — but do you know which ones are dangerous?
Top 5 Modern Hygienist articles of 2017Taking a look at the articles that generated the most views this year.
5 steps to a pain-free dental careerThese essential steps can be invaluable to preventing pain and ensuring career longevity.
5 ways to counteract neck pain
5 ways to counteract neck painNeck pain is a common problem plaguing dental professionals, but taking these five steps can help.
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.