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A Tale of Two Hygienists Podcast

Mar 25, 2022

This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode we are joined by Stephanie Botts, RDH who is a clinical hygienist and ergonomic specialist. Today Stephanie talks to us about microbreaks, highlighting their importance and how to implement them into your routine.


Episode Highlights

  • Microbreaks
  • Chairside trapezius stretch 
  • Forearm stretches 



“It is all the little things that we are doing in the op that add up at the end of the week, month or year.” 


“84% of dentists report pain or discomfort while working and 86% of hygienists.” 


“After work is what is really important to me.” 


“A microbreak is a short 20-30 second stretch break that you take every 20 minutes.” 


“Microbreaks have been shown to reduce pain and fatigue in dental professionals.”