Precautions while using X Rays
Are Any Precautions Needed When Taking X rays
Some people worry about radiation, but when doctors and dentists order X ray pictures they take into consideration the minute risk and have decided that the value outweighs the risk. X rays are used to detect injuries to bones, such as breaks and dislocations, and to monitor the recovery from injuries. Chest X rays help doctors look at your heart and lungs, and to confirm a diagnosis of pneumonia, a collapsed lung or lung cancer. Dentists use them frequently to check teeth and bone under the gums.