european society of dental ergonomics

The European Society of Dental Ergonomics is an independent society dealing of all aspects of dental ergonomics for concern in dental practices, dental schools and the dental industry. ESDE sees itself as an umbrella organisation for European organisations and working groups concerned with dental ergonomics. ESDE was founded in1987.

What are the bodies of ESDE?

Bodies are the Executive Committee (EC) and the Gernal Assembly representing all members

What are ESDE’s objectives?
According to its Bylaws, the objectives of the European Society of Dental Ergonomics are: Collection, analysis, making applicable and distribution of existing knowledge in the field of ergonomics in dentistry (as methods of working, development of new technologies and equipment, information and communication technology, hygiene, organisation, management and quality development).

What are ESDE's activities?
ESDE organizes webinars and meetings in European countries. Hosts are either national societies for ergonomics or dental industries. During this meetings specific ergonomic themes are discussed. Existing knowledge is presented and discussed with respect to integration in dental practice, dental training, development of new technologies and equipment by dental industries.

Who can become member of ESDE?

European Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Nurses (regular members),


members of the dental industry,

members of the dental trade,

other dental professionals.

physical and juridical persons who are interested in (medical) ergonomics (associated members)

What does ESDE’s membership cost ?
The current annual membership fee is 90 Euro. Retired members can apply for a reduced fee of 50 Euro

What are benefits for the ESDE members?
Information by president letters, enrolment for annual meetings and participation in webinars on reduced fee