Recently, a new type of hearing aid was approved for use in Europe. This new device attaches to a patient’s teeth and conducts sound through the teeth and facial bones.
While this device doesn’t look terribly comfortable for the patient, researchers believe it could open doors to new types of hearing aids. If you would like more information about the development of this new device, check out these articles.
This new product is a prime example of what interprofessional collaboration in the health sciences can do!