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More Than a Chair: Ergonomics in Dentistry

November 21st, 2007 · No Comments

Comfort for your patient; comfort for you…it means a lot, doesn’t it? Easy access to essential tools. Convenient light positioning. A monitor close at hand. Positioning that reduces stress on your musculoskeletal system. Today’s ergonomic dental chairs and equipment offer all the good things that can make your guests comfy and your team efficient, healthy, and happy. In this month’s Dental Products Review, 16 dental chairs are reviewed, so if you’re in the market, it’s a great place to start. Here’s a resource for dental chair "windows" shopping online:

Dental EZ Group

J. Morita USA

KaVo Dental

Sirona Dental Systems

Engle Dental Systems


Pelton & Crane

ASI Medical


Royal Dental

Belmont Equipment

Beaverstate Dental

Eurodent USA

Global Dental Direct


Forest Dental

You may also want to check out DentalCompare’s easy online form to order dental equipment catalogs, pricing information, etc. from a number of dental equipment and financing companies – it’s a one-stop shop. You’ll also find a review and comparison for many of the popular dental chairs on the market today.

If you’re concerned about dental equipment ergonomics for your team’s health and comfort, you may want to read this blog by Pollack R. The State Compensation Insurance Fund site offers tips to help dentistry professionals deter musculoskeletal disorders. The ADA also offers great info on this topic in a downloadable .pdf entitled "An Introduction to Ergonomics: Risk Factors, MSDs, Approaches and Interventions."

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