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How much radiation do I get from a dental x-ray?

24-03-2020

Preston Dental Saskatoon Dental Clinic Services

If you’ve ever wondered why your dentist draped you in a lead apron and all of their staff step out of the room each time you need a dental X-ray, it’s normal to have some concern about the safety of the procedure.

Fortunately, getting dental X-rays today is extremely safe, and the only reason your technician stands away from the machine, is because of the risk of gradual exposure that accumulates day after day throughout their career.