The American Thyroid Association is now recommending that thyroid collars be used for all dental x-rays, except when they interfere with the examination.

Tru-Align is the perfect compliment to a thyroid collar. By focusing the x-ray beam using rectangular collimation, Tru-Align reduces the exposure to your patients by 70%. More importantly, Tru-Align eliminates scatter radiation, ensuring that only the image receptor is exposed.

Read more about the ATA's position here.