Up Your Knowledge on Dental Loupes
Implementing well-fitting loupes into clinical practice can improve both ergonomics and the quality of patient care. Read on to evaluate how much you know about dental loupes.
Musculoskeletal disorders threaten work productivity, income, career longevity, and overall health.
Dental hygienists rarely tilt their heads to get a closer view of extra- and intraoral structures.
The use of loupes may make subtle tissue changes more discernable and improve visual evaluation.
Which type of loupes is most commonly worn by dental hygienists?
Ensuring a proper fit for loupes is integral to their successful use.
Working distance is the amount of space between the clinician’s eyes and the work area.
Co-axial misalignment is related to the magnification lens portion of the loupes.
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