Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify the basic tenets of true four‑handed dentistry.
  • Describe motion economy.
  • Identify the basic zones of activity.
  • Explain why the concepts of true four‑handed dentistry can increase productivity.
  • Identify dental team responsibilities to ensure effective four‑handed dentistry.
  • Identify positive phrases to implement positive attitudes toward change.
  • Understand how a microscope can improve chair position.
  • Examine equipment to increase visibility.
  • Understand the most ergonomic ways to deliver dentistry.
  • Understand how the concepts of motion economy and ergonomics can apply to both the clinical and business areas of the dental practice.