Posted on June 17 2014

Exposing fears about dental radiation

Although natural background radiation has surrounded us since birth, your patients — prompted by consumer news — have a real concern about the exposure. Modern dentistry uses a form of radiation to help make their lives better and healthier but needs to keep the risk-benefit balance in check. Therefore, it is the dental healthcare provider’s responsibility to minimize patient exposure by following the ALARA Principle (as low as reasonably achievable). To view more on this article or other articles please click here. Exposing fears about dental radiation .….. and more