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Dentist's drills could be causing dental professionals hearing loss

By November 14, 2011 January 2nd, 2020 No Comments

The thought of going to the dentist is enough to make many people cringe, but patients may not be the only ones feeling the stress.

An area doctoral student is studying whether dentists may be hurting their hearing when they break out the drill..

“Patients despise the sound,” said dentist Dr. Bo Westmoreland.  “A lot of people will bring an iPod, put their headphones in, some people will bring ear plugs, most people just do the two hand method and just hold onto the dental chair and just get through it.”

What about the dentists themselves? dental implants london

Krizstina Busci Johnson is a doctoral student at ETSU, studying whether the drills cause hearing loss in cosmetic dentist london.

“They do have temporary hearing loss, they are hearing a little bit worse at the end of the day because of the noise exposure,” Johnson said.

Temporary on a daily basis, but Johnson says dentists could do more damage…..read more

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