Why Are Dental X-Rays Necessary?

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Why Are Dental X-Rays Necessary?

X-rays allow doctors to take photographs of the inside of your body. Dentists have used x-rays since the late 1800s soon after x-rays were invented to see the inside of patients’ mouths. Today, x-rays are still used in dentistry and are considered a standard practice.

There are different types of x-rays used in dentistry depending on what your dentist is using the x-ray for [1]. But why are dental x-rays necessary? Here we review a few reasons why your dentist may suggest taking x-rays during your appointment.

An article by Dr. Nhien Lu. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: Why Are Dental X-Rays Necessary?

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Dr. Lu has built a reputation as a leading dentist in family, cosmetic and restorative dentistry and emergency dentist serving Northern Virginia.

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