Braehead Arena
Glasgow G51 4BN
26-27 April 2019

Radiography & radiation protection

Speaker: Donald Thomson

Date: April 26, 2019

Time: 12:15‐13:15

Room: Speaker room 1


  • Describe the risks of ionising radiation and the doses received in dentistry
  • Introduce IRR and IRMER 2017 and their role in radiation protection
  • Remind dental professional of their role in radiation protection
  • Introduce the use of CBCT in dentistry


  • Be able to quantify the risk of radiation in dentistry
  • Be aware of the legislation concerning the use of ionising radiation
  • Be aware of the differing roles dental professionals have in radiation protection
  • Be aware of the potential use of CBCT in dentistry.

This lecture counts toward development outcomes: B, C & D

Our new booking system includes lecture sessions to allow you to create a personalised Scottish Dental Show timetable, however lecture session entry (speaker rooms 1-4) is on a first-come-first-served basis and cannot be guaranteed.

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