Dose optimisation - quality assurance


In this module we focus on the importance of Quality Assurance of CBCT. Quality Assurance and Quality Control are defined. This is then broken down into the following components: performance of the X-ray tube and generator (X-ray equipment performance), quantitative assessment of image quality, display screen performance, patient dose assessment, clinical image quality assessment and clinical audit. The roles of the dentist and that of the medical physicist are explained.