Noise levels encountered in dental clinical and laboratory practice.

  title={Noise levels encountered in dental clinical and laboratory practice.},
  author={James C Setcos and A Mahyuddin},
  journal={The International journal of prosthodontics},
  volume={11 2},
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to determine the noise levels made by different clinical hand-pieces, laboratory engines, and other significant equipment such as ultrasonic scalers, amalgamators, high-speed evacuation, and other items. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sound levels were measured at four dental practices and three dental laboratories selected as representative of a variety of workplaces to reveal a range of noise. The noise levels were determined using a precision sound level meter… CONTINUE READING

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