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Dental cone beam computed tomography: safe usage

This report (HPA-CRCE-010) outlines measures for protection from radiation doses from dental cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) examinations.


HPA-CRCE-010: guidance on the safe use of dental cone beam CT (computed tomography) equipment

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The report aims to provide definitive guidance on the safe usage of dental cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) equipment to protect patients, dental practice staff and other people.

Published 1 November 2010
Last updated 17 September 2015 + show all updates
  1. Removed old guidance: The radiation protection implications of the use of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) in dentistry - what you need to know.

  2. First published.