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Dentists and teeth x-rays; how many x-rays a year are safe?

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Dr. Keith Hasday
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: As many as needed

Todays dental x-rays are safer. The dosage is less and the image quality has improved.
More diagnostic information is available because of higher speed computers and better technology.If you have a dental problem it is safe to have as many x-rays as is needed to properly diagnose. The x-ray beam is shielded and aimed in such a way that damage to adjacent tissues is minimized.

In brief: As many as needed

Todays dental x-rays are safer. The dosage is less and the image quality has improved.
More diagnostic information is available because of higher speed computers and better technology.If you have a dental problem it is safe to have as many x-rays as is needed to properly diagnose. The x-ray beam is shielded and aimed in such a way that damage to adjacent tissues is minimized.
Dr. Keith Hasday
Dr. Keith Hasday
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Dr. James Wright
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Digital LowRadiation

Digital low radiation x-rays are used by many state of the art dentists.
These type of x-rays reduce radiation exposure by up to 90%. Ask a dentist if they use this type of x-rays.

In brief: Digital LowRadiation

Digital low radiation x-rays are used by many state of the art dentists.
These type of x-rays reduce radiation exposure by up to 90%. Ask a dentist if they use this type of x-rays.
Dr. James Wright
Dr. James Wright
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Dr. Jonathan Engel
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: What your mouth need

Digital x-rays are far safer than the old film. Having said that the important issue about x-rays is that your history should dictate how often and how many x-rays your mouth needs.
Talk to you dentist about it.

In brief: What your mouth need

Digital x-rays are far safer than the old film. Having said that the important issue about x-rays is that your history should dictate how often and how many x-rays your mouth needs.
Talk to you dentist about it.
Dr. Jonathan Engel
Dr. Jonathan Engel
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