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IP Indian Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Research

Posturodontics in dentistry – A review

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Author Details : Mayank Gupta, Kriti Madhok, Rohit Kulshrestha*, Abhishek Singh, Megha Chowdhari

Volume : 6, Issue : 1, Year : 2020

Article Page : 5-8

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Nowadays many dental professionals have been complaining of severe pain in the lower back and neck region. This is mainly due to the improper chair side positioning and stance. Mostly this measure is taken to achieve the direct vision while working on the patients. Cervical Spondylosis, slip disc, muscle injuries are few of the conditions which are seen if improper chair side posture is maintained for a long time. Our working posture needs to be ideal while working for long hours as this will help in the prevention of any injuries seen due to our occupation. Joint stiffness of the hands, carpal tunnel syndrome and blurred vision are some other occupational hazards associated with dentists. This article is a comprehensive review that mentions the hazardous effects of improper chair side posture and suggests some exercises to avoid injury in the long run.

Keywords: Posturodontics, Ergonomics, Musculoskeletal disorders.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijodr.2020.002

How to cite : Gupta M, Madhok K, Kulshrestha R, Singh A, Chowdhari M, Posturodontics in dentistry – A review. IP Indian J Orthod Dentofacial Res 2020;6(1):5-8

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