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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 276-279

Ergonomics in Dentistry - A Review


1 Department of Public Health Dentistry, The Oxford Dental College, Hospital & Research Centre, Bommanahalli, Bangalore-560068, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, The Oxford Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, India

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ERGONOMICS is a way to work smarter-not harder by designing tools, equipment, work stations and tasks to fit the job to the worker--NOT the worker to the job. It is a perfect balance between job characteristics and human capabilities. Ergonomics is multidisciplinary and requires knowledge in three main areas that is anatomy and physiology, psychology and technology, so a system has to be designed which should lead to less of fatigue, discomfort, injury or chronic health disorders. A system in dental practice, which brings about this change, is Dental Ergonomics.


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