ARCHIVE

Can Our Teeth Help Us Hear? By Monique Hammond

Technology truly never goes on holiday. A California company has a new take on bone-conduction hearing: Teeth! Traditionally, we think of the jaw and skull bones as transmitters of sound vibrations to the cochlea of the inner ear. It turns out that teeth are also good vibration conductors, which offers […]

Read More
Hearing Loss Myth: Hearing Aids “Fix” Hearing Loss By Monique Hammond

If only it were that simple. That said, hearing aid technology has advanced by leaps and bounds, especially in the last few years. Friends and loved ones might suggest that the hearing-challenged should invest in a set of aids and be good to go, hearing like a lynx ─ problem […]

Read More
Noise and Ear Damage: A New Generation of “Rock” Entertainers Talk

What do young – or younger – music entertainers say about the boisterous noise exposures that are part of their profession? How do they deal with the effects that loud sound has on their ears and hearing? The comments and experiences shared by some of the artists cut right to […]

Read More
Hearing Aid Buyers do Have Rights By Monique Hammond

The hearing aid world is very complicated, confusing and expensive, which easily overwhelms patients. Although state and federal laws have been put in place to protect consumers as they negotiate the hearing aid minefields, many are unaware that such laws exist or how they can benefit from them. Case in […]

Read More