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How Does SoundBite Work?

Use this educational tool to learn about sudden deafness

Your Hearing is Precious

Have you grown tired of:

  • Asking people to repeat themselves, or missing out on conversations altogether?
  • Having to find the right seat at an event or meeting in order to hear your friends or colleagues?
  • Being unable to hear traffic as you walk across a street or parking lot?

If you are one of the millions of people with Single-Sided Deafness or Conductive Hearing loss, you no longer need to suffer in silence.



Considering Your Options

Hear from Professionals

Sound waves can travel through air or bone to reach your inner ear. Transmitting sound via air-conduction (e.g. with hearing aids) may not work for Single-Sided Deafness or Conductive Hearing Loss patients. For those patients, clear bone-conducted sound bypasses problems in ear anatomy.

Bone conduction options include:

  1. Surgical prosthetic devices: Prosthetics that are surgically inserted into your skull bone, behind your ear, with a sound processor attached
  2. Non-surgical prosthetic devices: Removable devices which employ a totally non-invasive approach, using the teeth to transmit sound

How SoundBite Works

Nearly invisible when worn, the SoundBite Hearing system consists of two components:

  • A small behind-the-ear (BTE) microphone unit worn on the impaired ear.
Jessica wearing BTE
  • An easily inserted and removed in-the-mouth (ITM) device which fits around the upper back teeth on one side.
Jessica wearing ITM

The BTE microphone receives the sound signal and wirelessly transmits it to the customized ITM device. The ITM device converts the sound signal into imperceptible vibrations that travel via the teeth through the bone and to the functioning inner ear.

If you suffer from Single-Sided Deafness or Conductive Hearing Loss, SoundBite may be the ideal choice for you. Learn what Medical Professionals are saying, or find out if you are a candidate for the SoundBite Hearing System.

Transmission behind-the-ear Transmission in-the-mouth

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