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TITLE : Occupational Hazards In Dentistry

Occupational hazards in dentistry are occupational hazards that are specifically associated with a dental care environment members of the dental team including dentists hygienists dental nurses and radiographers must ensure local protocols are followed to minimise riskdental professionals are predisposed to a number of occupational hazards these include exposure to infections including human immunodeficiency virus and viral hepatitis percutaneous exposure incidents dental materials radiation and noise musculoskeletal disorders psychological problems andoccupational hazards in dentistry 1 as in any other working environment dental practice can beassociated with harmful effects to dentists referred to asoccupational hazards1senior lecturer department of public health dentistry panineeya institute of dental sciences and research centre hyderabad india 2professor and head department of dentistry agartala govt dental professionals are susceptible to a number of occupational hazards relying on relevant literature the present paper discusses selected occupational hazards occupational biohazards

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