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    Dental X-Rays Directory

    Dental X-rays can help your dentist find tooth decay, abscesses, gum disease, and bone loss and prepare for your oral surgery. Children usually have their mouths X-rayed more often than adults. These X-rays are generally safe, but pregnant women should try to avoid X-rays until after the baby is delivered. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how often dental X-rays are done, why they are useful, and much more.

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