Bhairavi Kale

Department of Periodontology, Fellowship in Bioethics, Assistant Proffessor, Sharad Pawar Dental College and Hospital, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University), Sawangi (Meghe) Wardha, India


  • Review Article   
    Ergonomics in Dentistry: A Review
    Author(s): Dushyant Datkar*, Akash Sibal and Bhairavi Kale

    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... Read More»

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