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How Safe And Necessary Are Dental X-rays?

By: Dr. Rebecca Koenigsberg X-ray technology has changed dramatically since the 1800’s when Nobel Prize winning German physicist Wilhelm Rontgen made his discovery. Early X-rays used large doses of radiation. New technology, safety procedures and regulations have greatly reduced exposure to well within maximum permissible dose levels. At Gallery57Dental, we have the latest digital sensors …

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The New York Times Questions Dental X-RAYS

A New York Times article on dental X-rays, http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/26/upshot/you-probably-dont-need-dental-x-rays-every-year.html, generated many questions from our patients. Read an exchange between a Gallery57Dental patient and Dr. Andrew Koenigsberg, which addresses that question. Patient RK- What do you think of this article, “You probably don’t need dental x-rays every year?” I’ve wondered about it before. Thanks! RK Dr. K– Hi …

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