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Radiographic Imaging

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Managing Professional Risks | Clinical Risk Management
Radiographic Imaging
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At some point in your career, you’re likely to have a patient who refuses, or is reluctant to have, radiographic images out of concern that they might cause cancer. The American Dental Association (ADA) has various policies and recommendations to help dentists ensure that patients’ radiation exposure is as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA) and in compliance with as low as ...