Dental Operatory, Monitors, TV and PC's Ergonomics considerations.
Dental opertory technology ergonomics considerations: (Positions & Placement of)
- 12 O’Clock Monitor, Keyboard and mouse.
- 6 O’Clock Monitor or monitor +TV
- Head Phone's & PA Speakers
- USB cable for Interoral camera connection
- Automated remote control drapes
- Placement of operatory PC and Wiring
Dental opertory general ergonomics considerations:
- Self-derivation of a natural and comfortable posture for best patient care.
- Positioning of patients to maintain posture and optimize physical and visual control of intra-oral and inter-oral procedures.
- Operatory light, computer and chair positioning to provide adequate illumination and access from one location with minimal adjustment.
- Correctly positioning the dental assistant for efficiency and effectiveness in support of patient care and data entry.
- Positioning all equipment and instrument items in the operatory proximal to the practitioner and the assistant to reduce unnecessary exertion, body, neck and back fatigue.
- Maximizing usage of the mirror when direct vision compromises posture.
- Using instrument grips that ensure and improves stabilization and control of performance.
- Selection of equipment designed to optimize a comfortable working environment.
- Careful selection of magnifying lopes that do not induce musculature pain.