Wash. Admin. Code § 246-225A-080 - Special requirements for dental intra-oral radiography

Current through Register Vol. 22-07, April 1, 2022

(1) Registrants using an X-ray system designed for use with an intra-oral image receptor shall use equipment that:
(a) Limits the SSD to not less than 18 centimeters;
(b) Limits the X-ray beam so that the beam diameter at the minimum SSD is no greater than 7 centimeters in diameter;
(c) Has an open-ended position-indicating device; and
(d) Has shielding included in the beam-limiting device or position-indicating device equivalent to that required for the diagnostic source assembly under WAC 246-225A-060(1).
(2) Registrants shall not use diagnostic dental X-ray systems with a fixed, nominal kVp of less than 55.

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Wash. Admin. Code § 246-225A-080

Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050 and 70.98.080. 11-19-013, § 246-225A-080, filed 9/7/11, effective 10/8/11; 08-14-074, § 246-225A-080, filed 6/26/08, effective 7/27/08.

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