Dental xrays are of great concern to some people. Do you need them, what do they show? Shirley is a clinical dental hygiensist with decades of experience chairside and her speaking career gets her out to mix it up with thousands of dental hygienists every week. She knows her stuff.
Dental xrays come in a variety of types and most give a lot of information to guide the clinician to do their best work for you. Today's machines give much less radiation than ever before and really with everyone staying out of the sun, our biggest source of radiaion, people can certainly tolerate the amount in a dental xray, regardless of what Dr. Oz says. Learn the types of xrays, and what they can't show in today's episode of Cross Link Radio.