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How much radation does one get from head CT vs dental cbct?

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In brief: Dental much less

I have seen figures of up to 90% less radiation with dental cbct compared to medical ct.
The actual figures may not be as much but it is significantly less.

In brief: Dental much less

I have seen figures of up to 90% less radiation with dental cbct compared to medical ct.
The actual figures may not be as much but it is significantly less.
Dr. John Van der Werff
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Dr. David Schleimer
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Dental CBCT=less

Medical ct of head generates more radiation then a dental cone beam ct.
Having said that, they produce more radiation than 2d regular dental imaging. There is no safe level of radiation and it is cumulative over a lifetime. Speak with doctor about the risks and benefits for you right now.

In brief: Dental CBCT=less

Medical ct of head generates more radiation then a dental cone beam ct.
Having said that, they produce more radiation than 2d regular dental imaging. There is no safe level of radiation and it is cumulative over a lifetime. Speak with doctor about the risks and benefits for you right now.
Dr. David Schleimer
Dr. David Schleimer
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