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Intraoral radiographs — A comparison of dose and risk reduction with collimation and thyroid shielding (October 2020 Article 1)
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JADA October 2020

Background.The National Commission on Radiation Protection and Measurements has reinforced its recommendation for the use of rectangular collimation for intraoral radiography in its Report No. 177 published in 2019. This study compared effective dose (E) using circular and rectangular collimator (RC) modalities .

Key Words. Thermoluminescent dosimetry; radiologic phantom; dental radiography.

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