You may be wary about having your child get dental X-rays since you may be worried about radiation exposure and the discomfort of the bulky X-ray sensor holders. Here are three things parents should know about dental X-rays that can help assuage their fears.
Digital X-Rays Are Safer Than Traditional Film
Many dental offices have transferred over from traditional film to digital X-rays. X-ray machines in dental offices are already very safe since the positioning equipment narrows the beam and reduces scatter radiation; however, digital devices make X-rays even safer.