contact us

Use the form on the right to contact us.

You can edit the text in this area, and change where the contact form on the right submits to, by entering edit mode using the modes on the bottom right.

4 Rogers Street
Spring Hill, QLD, 4000

+61 7 3391 2504

Brisbane Dentist - excellence in general and aesthetic dentistry with Drs Amy Daley, Leila Haywood, UQ graduates with 20 years of experience in Spring Hill, Brisbane

dental x-rays for assessment in dentistry

Information on dental x-ray types and why they are required for careful and thorough assessment in dentistry. Digital x-rays allow for much less radiation than old style x-rays on film



dental x-rays

Exposure to all sources of radiation -- including the sun, minerals in the soil, appliances in your home and  s-rays -- may damage the tissues and cells in the body which could lead to the development of cancer. The dose of radiation you are exposed to during the taking of x-rays is extremely small, with very low radiation levels in dentistry. Digital and scanning x-ray machines limit the radiation beam to a very small area.  Lead-lined aprons protect the body.

Radiation Health Queensland provide possession and use licenses each year to our practice with a  requirement that x-ray machines are checked and certified for accuracy and safety with a radiation physicist.