A 37-year-old female asked:
Had dental visit today and hygenist did fmx,& had to retake an xray 3 times to get a good one. they were digital, but was this too much radiation?
1 doctor answer • 6 doctors weighed in
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Radiation: You would need to have scores of dental-xrays taken to equal one day's background radiation. That said, the diagnostic information obtained far outweighs the radiation risk.
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