Every dentist using X-rays should have and read a copy of this extremely helpful and free publication from the Health Protection Agency.
Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (UK) guidance on indications for radiographic investigation, covering the use of radiographs for the developing dentition, endodontic assessment, caries diagnosis, periodontal assessment, and implantology. The latest edition includes digital radiography, CBCT and paediatric radiography.
To satisfy the requirement of the Ionising Radiation Regulations (IRR17), it is important that there is cooperation and communication between employers when their representatives visit customer sites, such as during, service, maintenance, updates or applications training of Ionising Radiation Medical Equipment. This form and guidance from the X-ray equipment suppliers' professional body, AXREM, and the Society of Radiation Protection, SRP, will help dental practices and engineers to fulfil these responsibilities.
Every dentist using CBCT should have and read a copy of this helpful and free publication from the Health Protection Agency.
This report provides guidance on two important areas of radiation protection related to dental cone beam CT equipment.
A Euratom project (1 January 2008 – 30 June 2011) that focused on enhanced safety and efficacy in the use of Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) in dental and maxillofacial radiology.
This report gives guidance on the safe use of hand-held dental X-ray equipment in accordance with UK radiation protection legislation.