Category: Ergonomics

The Causes of Poor Posture and Pain in Dental Operators

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Dental operators have long battled the problem of musculoskeletal pain, which is usually caused by maintaining poor posture during treatment. Because of the volume of patients dental operators treat, and the duration of the procedures, pain and discomfort are inevitable. But what causes operators to maintain poor posture, and can it be avoided? The Effects […]

What Makes Crescent Products Different From Other Dental Chair Accessories?

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When it comes to dental chair accessories, two things matter: quality materials and ergonomic design. But not every company can take a specific design, combine it with well-made materials, and create products that work well. The company also needs to understand the needs of patients and dental operators. This is why Crescent Products is a […]

3 Easy-to-Use Products for Perfect Dental Patient Comfort

More than 40 million adults in the U.S. suffer from anxiety, fear or discomfort during dental treatments. This is a major concern for dental operators, who often struggle to keep their patients comfortable and calm during cleanings and treatment. Nervous patients who frequently move are problematic for multiple reasons: The often avoid the dentist outright […]

Quick Tips to Help Dentists Reduce Back and Neck Pain

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Musculoskeletal pain, particularly in the back and neck regions, is an all too common occurrence for dentists operators. The prolonged positioning that is required to complete most dental procedures forces operators into positions that can cause pain over time. At some point in the careers of dentists and hygienists: 75% will report symptoms of neck […]

How Proper Patient Positioning is Key to Keeping Dentists Pain Free

Back and neck pain are two of the greatest threats to the longevity of dental careers. With dentists spending a large amount of time in their days hunched over patients during treatment, it is inevitable that the result will be chronic musculoskeletal issues that can result in decreased quality of life, surgery or shortened careers. […]

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