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Dental Assistant: The Benefits Of Body Position

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One of such stresses is body position and posture. While there is not an emphasis on lifting patients throughout the day, the assistant works in aide to the dentist and must be able to work with proper posture to prevent complications later in their careers. The dental assistant would be instructed to stand, sit, lean, and bend in order to provide the best assistance to the dentist as necessary. There was no education on posture, ergonomics, or alternative techniques to accomplish the task without sacrificing bodily health. Over the recent years, the staffs have mandatory continuing education courses on proper posture annually and they are encouraged to see massage therapists through a program which helps to pay for it, and chairs that facilitate
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