Category: Radiology

Ignoring Radiology Compliance Issues Won’t Make Them Go Away!

Wow…this has been an exhaustive radiology journey and we're entering the homestretch as we explore the final entries in "The 'Sweet 16' Of Radiology Violations." Discussing the most frequent issues I see during my visits to Dental offices in an earlier post ("Oops! Are You Exposed?"), I did not want to overlook these less-common, but [..]

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Oops! Are You Exposed?

 Now that we have unraveled the levels of oversight and exactly who has authority over the use of radiology and laser equipment within your Dental practice in our most recent post "Can Your Radiation Compliance Withstand The X-Ray Of Scrutiny?", it's time to go even deeper on this topic. Continuing down this radiation compliance path, let's [..]

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Can Your Radiation Compliance Withstand The X-Ray Of Scrutiny?

As I mentioned in our previous post, "The 'Sweet 16' Of Radiology Violations" this has been a topic conspicuously absent among our Dental Compliance articles…and I've taken it upon myself to remedy that situation! So, we're going to take a closer look inside Radiology Compliance and in this post help you try to decipher the spider web [..]

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The Toothcop Weighs In On the Tulsa Dentist Story- A Must Read for Every Dentist!

v:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} I waited to write about this story for a long time. I didn't want to jump on the hype band wagon. Every dental blogger out there is writing about this story. Then I realized, I have a different take. This is the real story that needs to [..]

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Certificate of Dental X-Ray Registration (Texas clients)

According to the Texas Department of State Health Services Radiation Safety Licensing Branch, dental providers must obtain a Certificate of Dental X-Ray Registration for their x-ray machines. Providers will need to obtain a separate certificate for a Laser machine.  These certificates of registration do not have expiration dates on them, however providers must notify the Radiation Safety Licensing Branch [..]

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