TITLE

ADA Statement: Dental X-rays Should be Used Sparingly To Reduce Radiation Risk

PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Oklahoma Dental Association Journal;Jun2012, Vol. 103 Issue 4, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals that the American Dental Association (ADA) is aware of a study that associates yearly or more frequent dental X-rays to an increased risk of developing meningioma which is the most commonly diagnosed brain tumor. According to the author, the ADA has published recommendation to help dentists ensure that radiation exposure is as low as reasonably achievable.
ACCESSION #
88913803

 

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