A technique to fabricate flexible custom made earpiece for hearing aid

  • Gunjan Singh Aswal Assistant Lecturer, Dept. of Restorative Dentistry, Libyan International Medical University, Benghazi, Libya
  • Chandrasekharan K Nair Professor and Head of the Department of Prosthodontics and Implantology, AECS Maaruti College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bangalore, INDIA
  • Jayakar M Shetty Professor and head of the department of implantology , Department of Prosthodontics, AECS Maaruti College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bangalore, INDIA

Abstract

This article describes a simple technique to fabricate a custom made earpiece with flexible nylon based material. Acrylic earpiece is rigid whereas a flexible custom made earpiece has functional efficiency as well as comfort. It can be worn for extended period of time without any tissue irritation. Hence, it is very useful for individuals with auditory impairment especially children.

Published
2013-12-30
How to Cite
ASWAL, Gunjan Singh; NAIR, Chandrasekharan K; SHETTY, Jayakar M. A technique to fabricate flexible custom made earpiece for hearing aid. Trends in Prosthodontics and Dental Implantology, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 2, p. 43-45, dec. 2013. ISSN 0975-9298. Available at: <https://trendsinprosthodontics.com/index.php/trends/article/view/64>. Date accessed: 31 july 2021.
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