Sumary of Handheld X-Ray Units: Are They Safe and Easy to Use?:
- Cory Long via Wikimedia Commons Handheld portable imaging devices have increased in popularity over the recent years..
- There are positioning devices made specifically for handheld units that have shorter arms so using the paralleling technique is still possible..
- To break down the components of a handheld X-ray unit, there is a fixed beam, X-ray focal spot, protective shielding, and a backscatter radiation shield..
- What Great About Handheld Units As dental hygienists, we are constantly seeking better access to care for our patients…