Dosimetry of our 3D Imaging Systems

Table 1

Dosimetry of the 9000 3D Extraoral Imaging System

Technique

Effective dose*

Days of per capita background*

Max Right Posterior

9.8

1

Max Anterior

5.3

1

Mand Left Posterior

38.3

5

Mand Anterior

21.7

3

Posterior Bitewing

22.8

3

Panoramic

14.7

2

 

Table 2

Dosimetry of the 9500 3D Cone Beam System

Technique

Effective dose*

Days of per capita background*

Large FOV - Small Adult

93

11

Medium FOV - Small Adult

76

9

*Effective dose in µSv* ICRP 2007 tissue weights
1. 2 Based on studies conducted by John B. Ludlow, University of North Carolina, School of Dentistry: Dosimetry of CS 8100 CBCT Unit and CS 9300 Low-Dose Protocol, August 2014; Dosimetry of the Carestream CS 9300 CBCT unit, June 2011.


References:

  • Table 1: Ludlow JB: "Dosimetry of 9000 3D Small FOV CBCT and Panoramic Unit," Univ of N Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC, 2008. Abstract presented to AAOMR Annual session 2009.

  • Table 2: Ludlow JB: "A manufacturer’s role in reducing the dose of CBCT examinations: Dosimetry of the 9500," a technical report submitted to Dentomaxillofacial Radiology.

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