Evaluation of X-ray Protection Methods Used in Dental Offices in Tabriz in 2005-2006

Farzaneh Kaviani, Farzad Esmaeili, Esrafil Balaei & Nahid Pourfattollah
Background and aims. The aim of this study was to evaluate x-ray protection methods in dental offices in Tabriz. Materials and methods. In this study 142 dental offices were evaluated. A questionnaire-based method was used. The data was analyzed by descriptive methods. Results. The least commonly used methods were leaded walls (4.9%) and film badges (16.9%) and the most commonly used methods were lead partitions (67.6%) and position-distance rule (68.3%). The most commonly used patient...