How safe are dental X-rays? Do I have to get them?

We have digital x-ray machines that limit the radiation beam to the small area being x-rayed. Digital x-rays have 17 times less radiation than traditional film x-rays. We also have lead-lined aprons that protect the body from radiation. It’s important to have regular check-up x-rays to allow your dentist to detect disease and other conditions much sooner than by examination alone.

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COVID-19 Update: We're currently open for routine, emergency, and elective care on a modified schedule with more time reserved for each visit. We look forward to offering online scheduling again soon! In the meantime, please call (212) 579-8885, text (646) 681-4146, or email and we will be happy to help arrange a visit.