How safe is it getting a digital dental xray on a machine

Very safe

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Digital x-rays are currently the gold standard for dental imaging. They provide extremely useful diagnostic information to the dentist and reduce the overall exposure to radiation by as much as 90%. Computer software allows the image to be enhanced or magnified and also allows patients to really see what a dentist may want to show them on a computer screen. They can also be emailed to anyone.
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Much safer

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Than film based X-rays because it utilizes only a fraction of the radiation used in film based. Additionally the ability to adjust the image (lighten / darken / contrast) are of tremendous value. The last benefit is that the image can be emailed to a subsequent treating and be of the same image quality - unlike film based where there is always loss of clarity in the copies. Hope this helps.
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Digital x-ray safety

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Very Safe.- 75-90% less radiation. Any air flight gives you more radiation.Digital images are loaded into a computer that can enhance lighten/ darken enlarge increase and decrease contrast. They can be emailed put on a CD or thumb drive. Great for the doc and easy to read.
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Very

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less radiation than a flight on aplane
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Extremely safe.

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In fact the newest technology is so safe that a leading dental research group recommends the use of a lead apron for patient "physiological" assurance not out of concerns of radiation exposure. And... new FDA approved hand held X-ray devices such as the Nomad do not require operator shielding.
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Extremely

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Everything has risks. With proper technique and safeguards there is minimal risk and compared to the benefits of properly diagnosing and treating dental problems, you shouldn't have any second thoughts. You get more radiation from flying in an airplane and more daily background radiation than from a few digital x-rays. Everything has to be put in proper perspective.
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Very safe

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Digital radiographs eliminate 90% of the radiation. It is very safe to have digital radiographs taken
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