General dental practitioners and hearing impairment.

  title={General dental practitioners and hearing impairment.},
  author={Giuseppe Alessio Messano and Stefano Petti},
  journal={Journal of dentistry},
  volume={40 10},
OBJECTIVE Hearing impairment (HI) remains a problem among dentists Hearing loss at speech frequencies was recently reported among dentists and dental hygienists. This study aimed to investigate prevalence and factors associated with perceived HI among dentists. METHODS In 2009-2010, 100 general dental practitioners (GDPs) and 115 general (medical) practitioners (GPs) (mean ages, 43.7 and 44.4 years) from Rome (Italy), who commenced practice ≥ 10 years ago, were interviewed on a series of… CONTINUE READING
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