Dental Operatory, Monitors, TV and PC's Ergonomics considerations.

Dental operatory 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 Intraoral camera connection

  • Automated remote control drapes

  • Placement of operatory PC and Wiring

Dental operatory general ergonomics considerations:

  • Self-derivation of a natural and comfortable posture for best patient care.

  • The 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 the usage of the mirror when direct vision compromises posture.

  • Using instrument grips that ensure and improve 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.