Treatment Room

  • Don't Let Chronic Pain Cut Your Career Short: Steps to Proper Ergonomic Positioning

    No one wants their body to force them to retire before they're ready, but the repetitive and physical nature of dentistry means practitioners are at risk of suffering debilitating, sometimes irreversible injuries. To reduce the likelihood for chronic pain, we’ve outlined a checklist of steps dental professionals can take to ensure their offices are as conducive as possible to a healthy work environment.
  • Strategies for Practicing Ergonomic Dentistry: The Key to Extending the Length of Your Career

    The average dentist will spend up to 60,000 hours during their career working in tense and distorted positions, according to a 2014 International Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry article. Prolonged work in less-than-ideal positions can cause chronic injuries — many of which could throw a wrench into a thriving practice. Here are several ergonomic strategies to consider.
  • Comparative Review: Treatment Workflows and Practice Efficiency with the Solea All-tissue Laser

    Patients today prefer to receive all of their treatments in one dental practice. Investments in technology such as an all-tissue laser are able to offer this convenience to patients. Solea® all-tissue laser has unique technology that enables virtually every cavity prep to be performed anesthesia-free and without the noise of the drill, thus reducing patient anxiety. Dentists using Solea have experienced increased new patient flow, workflow efficiencies, and are able to perform additional procedures. Dr. Usa Bunnag reviews 6 case studies and the impact of using Solea in her practice.
  • 5 Steps to Improve Your Treatment Room Ergonomics and Avoid Chronic Back Discomfort

    As any practitioner in the field can attest, dentistry is a very physically demanding career. Studies show that dentists are nearly three times more prone to low back pain than the general population. Fortunately, there are prevention strategies you can use to avoid these problems.

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