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Prevalence of Workplace Pain for Dentists and Dental Hygienists

Incidence of Back and Neck Pain in Dentists. Huge numbers of dentists are in pain, we reveal the numbers

Prevalence of Workplace Pain for Dentists and Dental Hygienists

BACK & NECK PAIN

in

DENTISTS & DENTAL HYGEINISTS

Up to 93% of dentists globally have experienced some form of musculoskeletal pain

Dentists

Most commonly reported pain sites

  • Neck 90%
  • Upper Back 70%
  • Lower back 60%

Dental Hygienists

  • 69% Dental hygienist report hand and wrist pain

 

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SOURCES

http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/causdis/musculoskeletal/msd.pdf

Int J Dent Hygiene 7, 2009; 159-165 DOI:10.1111/j.1601-5037.2009.00395.x Hayes MJ, Cockrell D.

Smith DR.A systematic review of musculoskeletal disorders among dental professionals

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WORKPLACE & CORPORATE

 

 

Author Info

Mark McGillian

Lead Physio at Heaton Moor Physiotherapy

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