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Ergonomics in Dentistry: A Review | Abstract

Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Science
eISSN No. 2347-2367 pISSN No. 2347-2545

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Ergonomics in Dentistry: A Review

Author(s): Dushyant Datkar1*, Akash Sibal1, Bhairavi Kale2

Abstract

The prevalence of work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) in dentists is increasing day by day. Dental practitioners
have to work with instruments, equipment and 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 and 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.

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