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Practice in Motion: Part I


Jacquelyn M. Dylla, DPT, PT, OCS; Jane L. Forrest, EdD, BSDH

Credit Hours:

3 Hour(s)


This continuing education course is designed to educate dental professionals about efficient sitting positions and movements that assist with minimizing occupational pain and/or injury. As part of this course, we will examine why many pract...

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This continuing education course is designed to educate dental professionals about efficient sitting positions and movements that assist with minimizing occupational pain and/or injury. As part of this course, we will examine why many practitioners need to change how they sit, discuss common postures/habits that contribute to lifelong pain and the consequences of not changing. A review of the anatomy and the various pathologies associated with static positioning and poor posture will be presented. Proper alignment for postural control will be reviewed through video clip demonstrations, as will a sampling of stretches and strengthening routines that target various body regions. Many of these can be incorporated into daily practice routines during frequent short breaks to minimize stress to pain sensitive tissues.

Please note this is Part I of a two-part series. Practice in Motion: Part II - 6 Components of Posture will discuss the 6 components of posture and how to recognize structurally stable positions when providing care.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assisting Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Dec 15, 2017

  • Last Revision Date:

    Dec 14, 2020

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Dec 13, 2022

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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

  • Discuss the national scope and severity of musculoskeletal pain and disorders (MSDs).
  • Identify risk factors that contribute to MSDs.
  • Discuss the effects that prolonged static positioning can have on the spine and surrounding soft tissues.
  • Explain and demonstrate structurally stable sitting positions and movement strategies to minimize injury and improve postural control.


  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.

  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

Note:  Registration is required to take test.


Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Jacquelyn Dylla reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course.
  • Jane Forrest has done consulting work for P&G.
Jacquelyn M. Dylla

Jacquelyn M. Dylla


Dr. Dylla is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy in USC’s Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, and serves as the Director of In-service Education. She provides care to faculty, staff and students as well and...

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Jane L. Forrest

Jane L. Forrest


Submission Information

Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Submission For credit transfers to appear in your AGD account in real time, make sure to add your AGD membership number in the field provided on the “Share Your Test Score” page.

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Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.

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8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027

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AADH Approved Program Provider

Procter & Gamble is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHPGC (January 1, 2022-December 31, 2023). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.