On Monday we posted a study about the link between dental x-rays and brain tumors.
The other side of the argument is seen in this recent article "Don't Drop the Dentist Just Yet." In modern times dental x-rays are much safer than they were in the past. In the past there were much higher levels of radiation.
To put it in perspective, the amount of radiation you receive from background cosmic radiation is 350 millirem. Today, the amount you receive from a single dental x-ray is about 3 millirem (the same as a cross country plane flight).
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