International Atomic Energy Agency
The IAEA is widely known as the world's "Atoms for Peace" organization within the United Nations family. Set up in 1957 as the world's centre for cooperation in the nuclear field, the Agency works with its Member States and multiple partners worldwide to promote the safe, secure and peaceful use of nuclear technologies. These pages deliver information on "Radiation Protection of Patients".
International Association of Dento-Maxillo-Facial Radiology
The aims of the IADMFR are to promote the advancement of research and education in dentomaxillofacial radiology, develop clinical services in the field of dentomaxillofacial radiology, encourage research in the allied diagnostic fields, encourage the work of investigators and clinicians in order to improve service to patients, and disseminate knowledge in the field of dentomaxillofacial radiology.
International Association of Dental Research
The mission of the IADR is to advance research and increase knowledge for the improvement of oral health worldwide, to support and represent the oral health research community, and to facilitate the communication and application of research findings.
The Diagnostic Sciences Group
of the IADR focusses on research related to diagnostic procedures and diagnostic systems in dentistry and related fields.
European Society of Head and Neck Radiology
The purposes of ESHNR are:
- to advance knowledge in the field of head and neck diagnostic radiology, interventional radiology and diagnostic imaging,
- to stimulate interest in the field of head and neck radiology,
- to promote research in head and neck radiology,
- to improve methods of teaching radiologic diagnosis of diseases of the head and neck,
- to improve meetings for the presentation of papers and the dissemination of knowledge,
- to foster the continuing development of head and neck radiology as a science.
Other DMFR Organisations
American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
British Society of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology
Chilean Society of Oral and Maxillo Facial Radiology (Link currently inactive)
Swedish Society of Oral and Maxillo Facial Radiology (in Swedish)
Differential Diagnosis in Maxillofacial Radiology
A complete dynamic educational tool featuring almost all pathological entities found in the radiographic examination of the maxillofacial region, with special focus on the differential diagnosis in oral and maxillofacial radiology.
ORAD Oral Radiographic Differential Diagnosis
Assisting in generating a differential diagnosis for radiographic lesions of the jaws, by comparing the characteristics of an unknown lesion with data from reference lesions which can occur in the maxilla or mandible.
is the journal of the International Association of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology (IADMFR) and is dedicated to the closely related fields of oral radiology and head and neck imaging. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology keeps clinicians, radiologists and dentists abreast of the most important research and developments in oral and maxillofacial radiology.
Oral Surgery Oral medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology Endodontology
The journal provides a practical and complete overview of the medical and surgical techniques of dental practice in five areas. The official publication for five societies among which the AAOMR. , Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology.
Regulations and directives
European Guidelines on Radiation Protection in Dental Radiology (PDF Download)
A practical guide to radiation protection for professional groups of dentists and their assistants, based upon the two (see below) relevant Council Directives of the European Union.
Directive 96/29/Euratom 13 May 1996 (PDF Download)
Council Directive of 13 May 1996 laying down basic safety standards for the health protection of the general public and workers against the dangers of ionizing radiation.
Directive 97/43/Euratom 30 June 1997 (PDF Download)
Council Directive of 30 June 1997 on health protection of individuals against the dangers of ionizing radiation in relation to medical exposure, and repealing Directive.
The SEDENTEXCT project (2008-2011) is supported by the The Seventh Framework Programme of the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) for nuclear research and training activities (2007 to 2011) http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/euratom/ . It is a collaborative project aiming at the acquisition of key information necessary for sound and scientifically based clinical use of Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT).