ARE DENTAL X-RAYS SAFE
“Are Dental X-Rays Safe?” and Other Questions about Dental X-Rays
Some of the most common questions we get have to do with dental x-rays: Are they safe? Why do I or my kids need them? And how often should I get them?
These are all great questions and the answers can get complex quickly, so we’ll do our best to cover the basics here.
Are Dental X-Rays Safe?
Let’s start with the most important question – safety.
Both the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the American Dental Association (ADA) test dental x-rays to make sure they’re safe for patients of all ages. These governing bodies ...