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CE Video Course: Positioning for Success in Dentistry

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STREAM YOUR ERGONOMIC EDUCATION ON ANY DEVICE!

NOTE: “Positioning for Success in Dentistry” is included in the Wellness System for Dental Professionals*

Your first step in resolving work-related pain in dentistry involves resolving ergonomic challenges in the operatory that compromise posture.  Good ergonomic equipment alone is not enough! Learn how improper positioning of the operator, patient or equipment in the operatory can lead to contorted postures, injuries or even early retirement among dental professionals. Learn the essential techniques to optimally utilize and adjust your ergonomic stools, loupes and patient chairs to work more comfortably and productively. Special guidelines to position the patient for upper versus lower arches, various tooth surfaces, adjustment of different headrest styles, and use of positioning aids are also introduced. This is an excellent educational video for dental and hygiene schools. 1 CEU.

Team members will:

  • Learn ergonomic positioning techniques to avoid painful awkward postures.
  • Avoid costly investment in non-ergonomic equipment
  • Correctly adjust equipment to optimize posture and improve patient care.
  • Identify effective dental positioning aids that improve patient comfort and optimize operator posture.

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Course Title: Positioning for Success in Dentistry: Essential Ergonomic Guidelines for the Dental Team

Course Description:

Learn the essential techniques to optimally utilize and adjust your ergonomic stools, loupes and patient chairs to work more comfortably and productively. Special guidelines to position the patient for upper versus lower arches, various tooth surfaces, adjustment of different headrest styles, and use of positioning aids are also introduced.

Course Objectives

  • Learn how to correctly position the patient for the upper arch vs. the lower arch
  • Discover the correct positioning for overhead lighting to minimize shadowing
  • Identify the correct clock position for treating various teeth and quadrants to preserve optimal posture
  • Avoid costly investment in non-ergonomic equipment
  • Correctly select and adjust operator and assistant stools for optimal posture.
  • Identify effective dental positioning aids that improve patient comfort and optimize operator posture.

CE Method: Online Course. Available till 12/31/2021

Video Length: 30 minute video/ 30 minute practicum exercises

CE credits: 1

AGD PACE test: Available immediately online

Refund: Full refund within 30 days with receipt

Program Provider: Posturedontics, LLC

Instructor: Dr. Bethany Valachi, PT, DPT, MS, CEAS;  Clinical Instructor of Ergonomics, OHSU School of Dentistry, Portland, OR

Support/Questions: info@posturedontics.com or 503.291.5121

 

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Weight .5 lbs
Dimensions 8 x 5.5 x .5 in
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Dr. Bethany Valachi has helped thousands of dental professionals for over 20 years, and is recognized internationally as an expert in dental ergonomics. Let Dr. Valachi help you work pain-free and take back your practice!

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