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The Hopper Dental Saddle is a high quality Dental Saddle designed to help manage back pain among Dentists, Dental Hygienists, and Dental Nurses. Around 30% of Oral Healthcare professionals retire early every year from back pain or other work related issues so it is a major issue.
The very comfortable Dental Saddle shape allows Dental professionals to work safely without slouching or leaning over too much. The optional foot-operated height adjustment of the Dental Saddle allows you to work without needing to pause to adjust positions. The tilting seat allows dentists to sit in an active posture productively and without the fear of injury.
In comparison to the Amaze, the Hopper has a slightly wider seat allowing for a slightly smaller hip angle. The Hopper provides a more traditional sitting experience as the seat takes more of your weight. Standard Dental Stools or Saddles tend to lack the comfort, ease of use and the posture improving benefits of the Hopper Dental Saddle.
Vinyl Colour: Black
Prices quoted are ex VAT
1. Eliminate back pain by maintaining a natural upright sitting posture
Traditional dental stools or saddles allow a limited hip angle. This raises the amount of pressure on your spine and makes it difficult to sit upright resulting in a slouched position while also encouraging a habit of working bent over.
The Hopper Dental Saddle prevents this occurring. With a heightened sitting height which opens your hip angle (up to 140 degrees) along with a uniquely shaped saddle, you can sit in a healthy neutral position (spine, neck and head in vertical alignment). This enables a healthy and stable sit-stand posture while you work.
2. Work closer to your patient without bending over excessively.
A usual dental saddle allows a hip angle of 90 to 110 degrees which means your legs can often stop you sitting closely with your patient. This results in a tendency to lean over further to get a good view of your patients mouth. Adjusting the stool height isn't an option to remedy this either as you would be forced to lift your arms higher, further increasing the tension on your shoulders and neck.
On a Hopper Dental Saddle you can sit comfortably in an elevated position, meaning your upper legs will be oriented in a more downward and sideways direction (instead of forwards). This allows you to sit right beside your patient in a safe position while easily pushing with your left or right leg to move around.
3. Work efficiently in an open posture with improved concentration and increased energy.
Traditional dental saddles promote prolonged static sitting which leads to a dull or tingling feeling as blood vessels can become pinched.
The ergonomic shape of the Hopper Dental Saddle support encourages an open posture and allows for easier breathing. This innovative design improves digestion and blood circulation also, meaning greater focus and more energy throughout the day.
Seat: Wide (44 cm)
Adjustable seat tilt
360º Revolving Seat
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