Occupational health problems in modern dentistry: a review.

  title={Occupational health problems in modern dentistry: a review.},
  author={Peter A Leggat and Ureporn Kedjarune and Derek Richard Smith},
  journal={Industrial health},
  volume={45 5},
Despite numerous technical advances in recent years, many occupational health problems still persist in modern dentistry. These include percutaneous exposure incidents (PEI); exposure to infectious diseases (including bioaerosols), radiation, dental materials, and noise; musculoskeletal disorders; dermatitis and respiratory disorders; eye injuries; and psychological problems. PEI remain a particular concern, as there is an almost constant risk of exposure to serious infectious agents… CONTINUE READING