Category: Ergonomics

Three Things Dental Chairs Do to Make Patients Uncomfortable

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Modern dental chairs have come a long way in terms of design, comfort, cleanability, and new features. Even today, they undergo rigorous testing and design tweaks to make them more comfortable for patients, all while making it easier for dentists and hygienists to comfortably provide treatment. Despite these modern advancements, there are still some issues […]

How the Occlusal Plane is Causing Pain in Dentists

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The occlusal plane, the imaginary plane that is formed by the occlusal surfaces of a person’s teeth when they close their jaw, is well known to anyone who has studied dentistry. But did you know that its importance extends beyond dental treatment? It helps with more than giving a patient a straight, pleasant smile. It can also help prevent musculoskeletal […]

How to Position and Treat Dental Patients with Disabilities

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Treating patients with physical and development disabilities is a challenge for any dental practice. Every dental patient is different, this is especially true for patients with special needs. Some will have physical limitations that prevent them from being positioned in certain ways, which can make treating them difficult and uncomfortable. Other patients will have development […]

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