Diagnostic dental radiation risk during pregnancy: awareness among general dentists in Tabriz

Tahmineh Razi, Morteza Ghojazadeh & Leila Bazvand
Background and aims. Pregnant women often do not receive proper dental care in emergency visits due to a lack of awareness of the effect of radiation doses and the involved risks for the fetus. The aim of the present study was to assess the awareness of general dentists practicing in Tabriz, Iran, of the risks involved during exposure to diagnostic dental radiation in pregnant women. Materials and methods. In this descriptive/cross-sectional study, 250 general dentists,...