Dentistry is a physical profession that can take its toll on clinicians if we do not implement appropriate self-care. A key part of preserving your health is creating an optimal dental operatory set-up to avoid unnecessary strain on your body.
As dental professionals, we are at an increased risk for developing carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) due to our repetitive motions and the demands on our hands. CTS is a serious diagnosis for dental professionals, given how precise their hands must be to treat their patients. Read about how to prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS).