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Radiation doses from dental radiography at private practioneers

Technical Report:

Abstract

This investigation was made in January 1975 together with a seminar group from the faculty of odontology in Stockholm. Every four private practising dentists in Stockholm and its environs were selected by haphazard to get an enquiry equipment etc. Every forty private practising dentists were then selected by haphazard to get a visit. 32 x-ray plants were investigated. The radiation doses showed a great spreading. The mean value of the radiation doses to the irradiated organs had been reduced about 5 times compared to a similar investigation, which was made in 1960. The use of long metal tubes and high-speed film gave the lowest dose values, while a short cone of bakelite and a low-speed film gave the highest dose values. Fluctuations in the dose values seemed also to depend on the technique. The reasons for this may be variations in the settings of the instruments and in the dark room technique.
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Publication Date:
Oct 01, 1975
Product Type:
Technical Report
Report Number:
SSI-1975-029
Reference Number:
AIX-07-251847; EDB-76-072496
Subject:
63 RADIATION, THERMAL, AND OTHER ENVIRON. POLLUTANT EFFECTS ON LIVING ORGS. AND BIOL. MAT.; BIOMEDICAL RADIOGRAPHY; RADIATION DOSES; PATIENTS; DENTISTRY; GONADS; THYROID; BODY; DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES; DOSES; ENDOCRINE GLANDS; GLANDS; MEDICINE; NUCLEAR MEDICINE; ORGANS; RADIOLOGY; 560151* - Radiation Effects on Animals- Man
OSTI ID:
7360072
Research Organizations:
Statens Straalskyddsinstitut, Stockholm (Sweden)
Country of Origin:
Sweden
Language:
Swedish
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Pages: 49
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Hylthen, J A. Radiation doses from dental radiography at private practioneers. Sweden: N. p., 1975. Web.
Hylthen, J A. Radiation doses from dental radiography at private practioneers. Sweden.
Hylthen, J A. 1975. "Radiation doses from dental radiography at private practioneers." Sweden.
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title = {Radiation doses from dental radiography at private practioneers}
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place = {Sweden}
year = {1975}
month = {Oct}
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