First read the obscene and misguided article in the NY Times on cbCT
Then realize that once again, they are mixing a DelMontre cocktail of apples, kiwi and mango and calling it truth……..
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The ALARA principle (As Low as Reasonably Achievable) to reduce radiation exposure to our patients should hold sway by: determining the need for and type of radiographs to take; using “best practices” during imaging, including the application of quality control procedures; and, interpreting the images completely and accurately. That being said, cone beam tomography is the optimal DIAGNOSTIC STANDARD OF CARE and should not be restricted in its usage, rather it should be as advocated as dental association and institutional INTRANETS.
NOW READ the response from Carestream Dental AKA Kodak
NOW READ the response from Imaging Sciences International (i-CAT)