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A 22-year-old female asked:

2 years ago, i got my wisdom tooth taken out. my dentist took xrays twice&the oral surgeon took another xray.making it a total of 3. is this too much?

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Dr. Gabriel Malouf
Specializes in Dentistry
Take what you need.: It's important to take x-rays to assess your condition and treat it. Different cases require different x-rays. Your description does not sound out of the ordinary and I wouldn't worry. Also, most dental x-rays expose you to LESS radiation than you would get during a normal day. (Think the radiation from living one day longer).

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Last updated Oct 1, 2016

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