You Probably Don’t Need Dental X-Rays Every Year – The New York Times

“But the easy answer isn’t necessarily the right one. Do I need bitewing X-rays every year?The American Dental Association says I don’t, and you probably don’t either. Adults without apparent dental problems do not need dental X-rays of any kind every year, the A.D.A. says. Adults who properly care for their teeth and have no symptoms of oral disease or cavities can go two to three years between bitewing X-rays, according to the A.D.A.Adults with a high risk of cavities (like those with a history of them) should receive them at least every 18 months, and possibly more frequently, depending on the condition of their teeth and gums.”

Source: You Probably Don’t Need Dental X-Rays Every Year – The New York Times

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