Al Shayea Eman I

Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, College of Dentistry, King saud university, Saudi Arabia


  • Research   
    Prevalence of Noise Induced Hearing Loss and Other Associated Risk Factors among Saudi Dental Professionals
    Author(s): Al Shayea Eman I*

    Background: Noise induced hearing loss is the most common among the health problems and occupational impacts faced by dental professionals. Aims: This study was carried out to obtain an up-to-date assessment of the nature and extent of possible hearing loss among Saudi dental professionals, to identify the associated risk factors that may influence hearing loss, and to compare the prevalence of hearing loss in dental professionals to general population. Materials and methods: This prospective case-control study was conducted in the College of Dentistry and Medical City at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A total of 136 volunteers were participated in the present study; 79 of the participants were dental staff and 57 were not related to the dental field. Twenty-two dental interns were excluded from the st.. Read More»

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