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Elkins, Arkansas
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?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 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.
Last updated Dec 31, 2018

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