New X-Ray Requirements

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From the Winter 2020 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association Quality Assurance and Patient Exposure Rules Take Effect January 2020 Rectangular Collimation Required for Dental X-Ray Units by 2025 As shared with CDA members over the last year, the Colorado Board of Health recently considered and adopted changes to state x-ray rules that require the use of rectangular collimation for …

2020 Legislative Preview

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By Jennifer Goodrum, CDA Lobbyist From the Winter 2020 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association The CDA had a busy summer and fall with a several legislative interim committees and rulemaking processes debating changes that impact dentists and dental offices. The CDA actively engages on these topics to protect and improve the practice environment and parameters for members. We Need …

The Reality of Dental Radiation

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By Adam Evearitt, M.S., DABR From the Summer 2016 Journal of the Colorado Dental Association Dental x-rays have always given patients such a small amount of radiation that its effects are considered almost an afterthought. Dentists and hygienists are taught the details and intricacies of radiation dose and its interactions with the human body, but the public’s knowledge is limited. …