Dental ergonomics to combat musculoskeletal disorders: a review.

@article{Gupta2013DentalET,
  title={Dental ergonomics to combat musculoskeletal disorders: a review.},
  author={Arpit Gupta and Anil V. Ankola and Mamata Hebbal},
  journal={International journal of occupational safety and ergonomics : JOSE},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={
          561-71
        }
}
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are significant workplace problems affecting occupational health, productivity and the careers of dental professionals. The prevalence of MSDs is on the rise for all types of dental workers. In spite of different patterns of work culture, there are parallel levels of symptoms in dentists across nations. Risk factors for MSDs are multifactorial. Symptoms appear very early in careers, with higher prevalence of MSDs even during educational training. Ergonomics… CONTINUE READING

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