Helpful Links

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS)

American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (AAOMR)

American Dental Association (ADA)

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Additional information for health care providers on appropriate and safe use of dental X-ray imaging exams includes:

References

  1. American Association of Physicists in Medicine Report No.3. Assessment of display for medical imaging systems. Website: www.aapm.org/pubs/reports/OR_03.pdf
  2. American Association of Physicists in Medicine Report No. 1. Phantoms for performance evaluation and quality assurance of CT scanners. Website: www.aapm.org/pubs/reports/OR_03.pdf
  3. Gray, J. E., Archer, B. R., Hobbs, B. B., Mettler, F. A., & et al. (2005). Reference values for diagnostic radiology: Application and impact. Radiology, 235, 354-358.
  4. International Commission on Radiation Protection (ICRP) Publication 84. Pregnancy and Medical Radiation. Website: www.icrp.org/docs/ICRP_84_Pregnancy_s.pps
  5. International Commission on Radiation Protection (ICRP) Report 87. CT Dose Management. Website: www.icrp.org/docs/ICRP_87_CT_s.pps
  6. National Council on Radiation Protection & Measurements (NCRP). (2004). Structural shielding design for medical x-ray imaging practices report 147.
  7. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. (2001). Compliance guidelines for computed tomography quality control. Website: www.state.nj.us/dep/rpp/download/ctcgd.pdf
  8. Prasad, K.N., Cole, W.C., & Haase, G.M. (February 2004). Radiation protection in humans: Extending the concept of as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA) from dose to biological damage. British Journal of Radiology, 914, 97-9.
  9. U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH). (2006). Performance standards for ionizing radiating products. Code of Federal Regulations: 21 CFR Sect. 1020.33. Website: www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfcfr/CFRSearch.cfm?fr=1020.33