What Are Dental X-rays Used For?

Dental X-rays can identify a number of oral problems:

– X-rays can be used to provide the dentist with a quick summary of a new patient’s dental health as well as track the development of children’s teeth.

– Problems such as cavities in between teeth and problems down in the jawbone can easily be identified by X-rays.

– The low levels of radiation involved are considered safe for adults and children, however, X-rays should be avoided by pregnant women.

“Like brushing and flossing, getting regular dental X-rays is an integral part of your overall oral health.”

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