Dental X-Ray Quality Control Tools

Dental X-Ray Quality Control Tools are available from "X-ray QC"

The Dental Radiographic Quality Control Device is an easy and effective way to carry out quality control of dental x-ray equipment and film processors.  For more information on this device go to

or click on the X-ray QC logo below.

Educational Materials

Many excellent educational materials are available online at no cost to assist in quality control, radiation safety, exposure and processing techniques, and more. Here are just a few from Carestream Heath (formerly Kodak Health Group)

Quality assurance in dental radiography

Film exposure and processing guide

Radiation safety and processing guide

Dental film processing FAQ's

Environmental protection - Silver recovery


Other Links

American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

State of Wisconsin's X-Ray Safety Procedures for Dental Facilities

ADA - FDA Publication: The Selection of Patients for Dental Radiographic Examinations

ADA - FDA Chart: Guidelines for Prescribing Dental Radiographs

Minnesota's Dental Darkroom Fog Test