You might have heard the rumor that x-rays are dangerous for kids. While being exposed to an excess amount of radiation is unhealthy, dental radiographs are completely safe. And according to the ADA, the amount of x-rays needed depends on each child’s individual case and circumstance.

If your dentist decides your child needs a dental graph, here’s what you should know:

The Facts About Dental X-rays


The entire staff at Pediatric Dentistry of Suffolk County are fully trained in evaluating patients with top-of-the-line technology. If you’re looking for a superior pediatric dentist on Long Island to care for your little one’s teeth, look no further than Pediatric Dentistry of Suffolk County. For more questions or tips on how to keep your child’s teeth healthy, give us a call! We offer a caring and compassionate approach to pediatric dentistry, ensuring our patients are comfortable at all times.

To learn more or schedule an appointment, visit our website or give us a call.

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