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The Amount of Radiation in a Dental X-Ray by Randall LaFrom Posted Wed 26 Oct 2011 3:24pm Do you cringe at the thought of an x-ray? Do you protest when your dentist calls for one at your routine dental exams ? If so, you’re missing out on an opportunity for your dentist to check the health of your teeth and gums, and it’s probably because you’re afraid to be “unnecessarily” exposed to radiation. Well, think again. A dental ... Read on »
Low (lower!) Dose Radiation Dental X-Rays by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 12:31pm Dr. Gibbs has recently purchased two new dental ray machines to provide the greatest benefits to our patients. This is why we use digital x-rays to produce consistently safer, better results. Here's why our patients find our low-radiation digital x-rays to be superior to any other x-ray technology: Safer Technology — Our digital x-ray ... Read on »
Dental X Rays by Shilah C. Azib Posted Wed 01 Dec 2010 5:22am Dental x-rays are nothing but pictures of the bones, teeth and the soft tissues of the dental area. These dental x-rays are useful to find out if there are problems in the mouth, teeth and the jaw. These x-rays display cavities, bone loss and the hidden dental structures like wisdom teeth which are invisible during a visual examina ... Read on »
Dental X-Rays? by grossner Posted Sat 26 Oct 2013 11:21am Dental X-Rays and Brain Tumors Have you heard about limiting exposure to radiation?  It's something we can do to protect ourselves from CANCER.  Then there are those routine dental x-rays. I am normally all for preventative health practices, but this one was always a struggle for me.  Until now!  I was happily surprised to le ... Read on »
Why Do I Need Dental X-Rays? by Marielaina Perrone DDS Posted Wed 22 Jan 2014 5:15am Dental X-rays are an integral part of proper dental care. Most of us pose the question…Why do I need to have x-rays? For starters, dental x-rays give your dentist a view of many oral issues that are not visible to the naked eye. This “photograph” of your dental skeleton allows your dentist information to make Read on »
Effects of Too Many Dental X-Rays & Other News of Note by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Mon 05 Jul 2010 7:01am Dental X-Ray Link to Thyroid Cancer (Telegraph) In a study of 313 cancer patients, scientists from Brighton, Cambridge and Kuwait found the chances of developing cancer rose with increasing numbers of dental X-rays. The researchers said the idea that dental radiography is absolutely safe merits further examination due to their findi ... Read on »
Would your head glow in the dark if you got 100 dental x-rays? by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Mon 27 Jun 2011 12:00am These are the questions that keep me up at night.  Strange, I know. But with all the talk about Japan’s nuclear power plant mishap and with everything I am reading about radiation in cell phone use, I thought I would do some extensive research on the subject.  (hmm…I wonder if sitting in front of my computer is radiating me….) Ra ... Read on »
Dental X-Rays May Raise Risk of Brain Tumor by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Sat 21 Apr 2012 10:12pm Posted on 2012-04-19 06:00:01 in Bone and Dental | Cancer | Ionizing radiation is a consistently identified and potentially modifiable risk factor for meningioma, a type of ... Read on »
Meningioma: The Link Between Dental X-Rays and Brain Tumor is Real by Kodjoworkout Posted Sat 10 Nov 2012 10:10am According to recent research and a study published in the American Cancer Society Journal there is a definite connection between dental x-rays and meningioma. What is Meningioma? Meningioma is the most common form of brain tumor. True to its name, it is found in the meninges, which is the thin membrane surrounding the brain and the s ... Read on »
Dental X-Rays: Do They Cause Brain Tumors? by Kodjoworkout Posted Wed 17 Jul 2013 7:33am The topic of dental x-rays is a controversial one. It depends on who you ask. Most dentists are for it. As a matter of fact, a significant number strongly advocate you get X-ray images of your teeth done, even for a regular check up, before they see you. They are quick to point out that the radiation is in very small quantities – insignifi ... Read on »