TITLE

The use of cone-beam computed tomography in dentistry

PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Aug2012, Vol. 143 Issue 8, p899
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses principles to promote safe use of dental and maxillofacial conebeam computed tomography (CBCT), offered by The American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs (CSA). It highlights that clinicians must apply the "as-low-as-reasonably-achievable" (ALARA) principle during the acquisition of CBCT images; review patient's health and imaging history, and should evaluate expected benefits from diagnostic yield before using CBCT imaging.
ACCESSION #
79455190

 

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