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How often should teeth be X-rayed?

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How often you'll need X-rays of your teeth often depends on your medical and dental history and current condition. Some people may need X-rays as often as every 6 months; others with no recent dental or gum disease and who see their dentist regularly may get X-rays every couple of years.

From: When to Get Dental X-Rays WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Alfred D. Wyatt Jr. on November 12, 2018
Reviewed by Alfred D. Wyatt Jr. on November 12, 2018

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