Potential occupational health problems for dentists in Flanders, Belgium

  title={Potential occupational health problems for dentists in Flanders, Belgium},
  author={Frieda Gijbels and Reinhilde Jacobs and Katrijn Princen and O. Nackaerts and Frans Debruyne},
  journal={Clinical Oral Investigations},
The aim of this study was to gather data on occupational health effects among Flemish dentists. A questionnaire on various potential health effects was sent out to randomly selected Flemish dentists. Pilot experimental studies were performed on hearing and sensory function of the fingers on small groups of dentists. Audiometric data of both ears, gathered with an interval of 10 years, were analysed. Sensory tests of the fingers were performed for dominant and non-dominant hands in relation to… CONTINUE READING
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