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What is risk of panoramic film to a young girl at the dentist?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Dell Goodrick
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Minimal
A young girl probably gets more radiation from a day in the sun than what she would get with a digital x-ray.

In brief: Minimal
A young girl probably gets more radiation from a day in the sun than what she would get with a digital x-ray.
Dr. Dell Goodrick
Dr. Dell Goodrick
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Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
General Practice
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Very little
Today's digital x-ray machines use very little radiation and a lead shield is used to further protect the patient.

In brief: Very little
Today's digital x-ray machines use very little radiation and a lead shield is used to further protect the patient.
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
In brief: Minimal
Combining lead shielding with today's x-ray techniques means minimal risk.
More exposure from background radiation. Panoramic film less exposure than full mouth series, allows view above and below teeth, allows evaluation of developing unerupted teeth, jaw joints, sinuses. It is an extremely valuable diagnostic tool with hardly any down-side risk.

In brief: Minimal
Combining lead shielding with today's x-ray techniques means minimal risk.
More exposure from background radiation. Panoramic film less exposure than full mouth series, allows view above and below teeth, allows evaluation of developing unerupted teeth, jaw joints, sinuses. It is an extremely valuable diagnostic tool with hardly any down-side risk.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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