:: Volume 22, Issue 2 (Summer 2004) ::
J Dent Sch GYEAR__, 22(2): 197-202 Back to browse issues page
Protection against X-Ray in dental clinics of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in 1381
Mohammad Amin Tavakkoli Corresponding Author: Dr. *1, Sima Nikneshan Dr., Massoud Varshowsaz Dr.
Abstract:   (11811 Views)

Aim: The aim of this research is assessment off radiation protection in Shahid Beheshti dental offices.

Method & Material: This descriptive study was performed in 200 dental offices in 7 parts of Tehran under supervision of Shahid Beheshti University which were selected randomly in 2002.

Results: From these offices, 94% didn’t use Lead shielded wall, 75.5% didn’t use Lead partition, and in all of them distance between practitioner and x-ray unit was acceptable, in 1% rectangular collimator was used.

Conclusion: The knowledge of dentists about radiation protection rules and methods were very poor and it is essential to emphasize on the radiation effects and x - ray risk and radiation protection guidelines in continuing education lectures.

J Dent Sch 2004 22(2): 197

Keywords: Protection, X-Ray, Dental offices
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2006/09/6

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