Healthcare Workers: Dentistry

Dentist tools with Dentist and patient in the background.


Various work-related safety and health hazards exist for dental professionals that may sometimes be overlooked. These not only include exposure from contact with patients, but many other risks such respiratory and musculoskeletal disorders, exposure to radiation, and eye injuries. Education and intervention are needed to reduce the complication of these hazards. Find out more by clicking on the links below.

Page last reviewed: January 13, 2017