ergonomics

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.
Are right angles... wrong?
Are right angles... wrong?For years, sitting with your hips at a 90-degree angle was thought to be ideal. But research suggests otherwise.
Why poor posture can be a real pain in the neck
Why poor posture can be a real pain in the neckOne of the biggest dangers for dentists is strain caused by awkward positioning, so we take a look at how to combat injury.
The top exercises that can worsen dentists' health
The top exercises that can worsen dentists' healthYour exercise routine may be the most damaging part of your lifestyle—are you making these critical mistakes in your workouts?
Top 5 E-books of 2016DPR takes a look at the most-viewed dental E-books of 2016.
Are dental loupes improving or worsening your neck health?
Are dental loupes improving or worsening your neck health?Selecting the correct loupes can make a big difference for your health.
A-dec's Inspire furniture collection improves workflow, efficiency
A-dec's Inspire furniture collection improves workflow, efficiencyA-dec consulted with dental professionals to optimize its new dental furniture line for improved workflow and efficiency, A-dec Inspire.
How to optimize and "ergonomize" your front office
How to optimize and "ergonomize" your front officeErgonomic challenges in the front office rivals can often rival those in the dental operatory! Just as in many dental operatory scenarios, you don’t have to break the bank to ‘ergonomize’ your front office. Here are the top problems I encounter in dental front offices and easy, economical fixes.
Top 5 checklist for a dental hygienist to do before becoming disabled
Top 5 checklist for a dental hygienist to do before becoming disabledThe practice of dental hygiene wreaks havoc on the body. Although many ergonomic improvements for safely practicing clinical hygiene are available, most of us do not make it to retirement age working chairside, even part time. Do you have a plan, should you become disabled?