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How can I reduce my exposure to dental X-ray radiation if pregnant?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Use Lead apron

They are safe only if a lead apron is used to cover the abdomen if you are or suspect that you might be pregnant to avoid fetal alterations during development.

In brief: Use Lead apron

They are safe only if a lead apron is used to cover the abdomen if you are or suspect that you might be pregnant to avoid fetal alterations during development.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Dr. Robert Chin
Dentistry

In brief: Avoidance

Avoid x-rays during first trimester and try to wait until at least the 2nd trimester, in emergencies only.
Best to wait until 3rd trimester before having dental x-rays. Use of lead apron is always recommended during dental x-rays.

In brief: Avoidance

Avoid x-rays during first trimester and try to wait until at least the 2nd trimester, in emergencies only.
Best to wait until 3rd trimester before having dental x-rays. Use of lead apron is always recommended during dental x-rays.
Dr. Robert Chin
Dr. Robert Chin
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