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Are Dental X-Rays Safe?
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Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Dental x-rays, also called radiographs, are a key diagnostic tool for dentists. Many people think x-rays are dangerous; but x-rays are among the safest and most reliable imaging technologies today.  Dentists and dental hygienists are trained in the safe use of x-rays in a dental office setting. For example, patient safety is maintained through: Using...

Types of Dental X-Rays and Why You Need Them
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Types of Dental X-Rays and Why You Need Them

Good dental health should include regular visits to the dentist. In addition to a thorough examination of the mouth and teeth during these appointments, the dentist will sometimes order x-rays. A dental x-ray is the common term for a dental radiograph. It is one of the dentist’s most important diagnostic tools, giving him or her...