Are Bismuth Shields Useful in Dentomaxillofacial Radiology Practice for the Protection of Eyes and Thyroid Glands from Ionizing Radiation?


AYTUĞAR E., Kose T. E. , GÜMRÜ TARÇIN B., Aytugar T. B. , Yasar D., ÇENE E., ...More

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, vol.15, no.3, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5812/iranjradiol.40723
  • Title of Journal : IRANIAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY

Abstract

Background: The eye lens and thyroid gland are sensitive to radiation and have a risk of being exposed to primary beams and scattered radiation during dental radiographic examinations.