DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY PRINCIPLES AND RADIATION PROTECTION IN DENTISTRY

In recent years, dentistry has been developing more and more in Georgia. Level of awareness of the personnel, patients and demand to the management, administration and services has increased. Increased competition incurred the necessity of quality development.

 

Issues regarding Infection Control and Radiation Safety were never as popular and important as they are now. Sharing of world practice naturally changes the attitude of the dentists, concept, view and attitude of the clinics.

 

Creating of this guideline aimed to collect those principle recommendations, which are necessary and recommended for safe working at the modern clinic, effective radiation control, accurate imaging, for maximum safety optimization of the personnel and patients.

 

Work includes the requirements contemplated under the normative documents approved by the Georgian Government and the decrees approved by the American Dental Association, European commission of Radiation Protection, World Dental Federation, International Commission of Radiation Protection and USA Food and Drug Administration.

 

Guideline will help the managers of the dental clinics, persons responsible for radiation safety and radiography labs.