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ISSN Print: 2394-7489, ISSN Online: 2394-7497
ICV 2019: 92.11

2018, Vol. 4 Issue 4, Part B

Ergonomics in dentistry: Narrative review

AUTHOR(S): Hindol Das, Dr. Vaibhav Motghare and Mrinalini Singh
ABSTRACT:The prevalence of work-related Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in Dentists is increasing day by day. Dental practitioners have to work with instruments, equipments& working postures that does not fit the required way of working and/or individual characteristics. The ergonomic limitations play a distinct role in such musculoskeletal injuries. Application of Ergonomic principles in the design of work systems is the key to prevent occupational injury. Ergonomics draws on a number of scientific disciplines, including physiology, biomechanics, psychology, anthropometry & kinesiology. This review article includes Musculoskeletal disorders(MSDs), their types, clinical features, risk factors and steps to prevent MSDs through various applications of ergonomics in dentistry.
Pages: 104-110  |  2027 Views  182 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Hindol Das, Dr. Vaibhav Motghare, Mrinalini Singh. Ergonomics in dentistry: Narrative review. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2018;4(4):104-110.
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