X-ray systems used for extraoral dental radiography must meet the requirements in this chapter and in:
nationally recognized standards, such as Code of Federal Regulations, title 21, section 1020;
the manufacturer's specifications; or
The registrant must ensure that the following safety controls are followed:
the useful beam must be limited to the patient's area of clinical interest;
the operator of the radiation-producing equipment must be protected and able to view the patient during the taking of any radiographs; and
The registrant must ensure that:
quality assurance or quality control procedures follow the test procedures established by the registrant, recommendations of a nationally recognized professional organization, or the manufacturer's specifications; and
quality assurance or quality control procedures are completed at the required frequency, corrective actions are taken, and verification tests are accomplished as applicable.
For digital radiography, the registrant must ensure that, in addition to the requirements of this part, the following requirements are met:
the radiation-producing equipment must be used according to a nationally recognized standard, the manufacturer's specifications, or part 4732.1100; and
the technique chart used for all radiographic exposures reflects the technique parameters for the individual system.
MS s 144.12
December 10, 2007
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