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Take back your back!

Take back your back!

Learn about the ergonomic advantages of Dental Surgical Microscopes from ZEISS.

Is back pain holding you back?

45% of dentists suffer from back, neck and shoulder pain.1 Utilizing a dental surgical microscope is associated with advanced ergonomics as confirmed by over 75% of dentists.2

 

8 hours of spine strain

8 hours of spine strain

… a day can reduce the longevity of your career by years.

7,55% of all dentists need to stop working before their retirement age (67) due to health reasons which are partly a result of bad ergonomics.3 Working with a dental surgical microscope can help you gain time to treat more patients.

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Static overload

Static overload

… results from prolonged periods of work in one position and immobility.

You can reduce overload by adequately positioning yourself, your patient, and your dental surgical microscope. 77% of dentists confirmed that the use of a dental surgical microscope for magnification in dentistry has a positive effect on neck and back pain.2
 

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Muscle overload

Muscle overload

… is caused by an incorrect posture and can cause neck and back pain.

In order to minimize muscle overload, you have to work ergonomically. Dentists confirm that working with an ergonomic microscope helps to prevent neck and back pain.2

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Dynamic overload

Dynamic overload

… results from frequent repetition of the same unhealthy movements.

Rotating your hips or your torso and working with raised shoulders or a tilted neck can cause discomfort during treatments. A dental surgical microscope can prevent pain caused by a non- ergonomic working posture.

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Join the ergonomic movement

Join the ergonomic movement

Find out more in our Practical Guide for Microscopic Dentistry. Learn more about the ergonomic and application benefits of dental surgical micrsocopes. 

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  • 1 Kerschbaum Prof. Dr., T. & Hilger Dr., M. (2000). Der Zahnarzt und sein Körper. Ergonomie heute - eine Umfrage. In Zahnärztliche Mitteilungen (September 2000, p. 38 - 42). Berlin
  • 2 ZAUGG B, STASSINAKIS A, HOTZ P: Influence of magnification tools on the recognition of artificaila preparation and restoration defects (in German). Schweiz Monatsschr Zahnmed 114: 890-896 (2004).
  • 3 1Neddermeyer, Dr. med. Dent W. (2011): Aus der Praxis für die Praxis. Ein besonderes Behandlungskonzept. In Zahnärztliche Mitteilungen (August 2011). Berlin
  • 4 S100/ OPMI pico; S7/ OPMI PROergo