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How Does Ergonomics Improve Productivity?
By Young Dental on January 16, 2024

As a dental care provider, it's easy to become so focused on your patient's comfort that you may end up pushing your own health risks aside. Muscle pain and tension in the arms, hands, and...

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Best Dental Ergonomic Assessments & Practices
By Young Dental on December 1, 2023

Dedication to great ergonomics may be the most important effort one can make in the dental office (yes, even more than winning the thermostat battle). Ergonomics is the study of one’s...

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Ergonomics, Self-Care

Control That Noise
By Amanda Zubricki, RDH, BS on April 26, 2022

Raise your hand if you don’t realize hearing loss can happen in dental offices because, well, we may just not know this! We all experience those annoying background noises hovering into our...

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How to Practice Safer Dentistry: 5 Tips From an Ergonomics Coach
By Stephanie Botts, RDH, BSDH, CEAS on July 22, 2021

Adopting an ergonomic mindset is crucial in practicing dentistry. It allows us to respect and honor our body’s unique capabilities and limitations by adjusting our work environment to...

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Ergonomics

The Ergonomics of Hygiene Operatory Design
By Karen Willman, RDH on June 21, 2021

This operatory isn’t fit for hygiene! How many of you have uttered these words? I know I have numerous times. For the past few years I have been working full-time as a dental hygiene...

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