Radiation Quality Assurance is “the planned and organized actions necessary to provide adequate confidence that dental X-ray equipment will produce quality radiograms reliably with minimal doses to patients and staff” (Radiation Protection in Dentistry, Safety Code 30, Health Canada)
Dean Lefebvre has developed a presentation intended to provide oral health facilities with the steps necessary to ensure quality assurance. DOWNLOAD COURSE MATERIAL
The College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan has the QA Procedures kits available to ensure Quality Assurance. The cost for a QA kit for conventional film is $60 (GST included). The cost for the QA kit for digital imaging is $50 (GST included). QA kits will be shipped on receipt of payment. ORDER FORM FOR KIT
If you have only a Pan, Pan/Ceph or CBCT x-ray unit, this form does NOT apply. Please call Kerry Babcock with Radiation Safety at (306) 787-9578 or 1-800-567-7233 for more information. If your office is using both imaging modalities, contact Radiation Safety to arrange for a special order.