Assessment of noise levels of the equipments used in the dental teaching institution, Bangalore.

  title={Assessment of noise levels of the equipments used in the dental teaching institution, Bangalore.},
  author={Sushi Kadanakuppe and Padma Keshav Bhat and Chintalapalli Jyothi and Chethana Ramegowda},
  journal={Indian journal of dental research : official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research},
  volume={22 3},
CONTEXT In dental practical classes, the acoustic environment is characterized by high noise levels in relation to other teaching areas, due to the exaggerated noise produced by some of these devices and use of dental equipment by many users at the same time. AIMS To measure, analyze and compare noise levels of equipments among dental learning areas under different working conditions and also to measure and compare noise levels between used and brand new handpieces under different working… CONTINUE READING


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