180 West End Avenue, Suite 1E, New York, NY 10023
Existing Patients: (212) 362-5517
When your child comes in for a routine cleaning or exam, we want to be as thorough as possible and catch any issues before they become problematic. This includes examining the gums, bone structure and developing teeth. X-rays allow us to check under the gums and inside the teeth. They can also help us to see cavities forming between teeth, which is not visible to our naked eyes.
While X-rays provide valuable insight into your child’s dental health, we also understand your concern about the radiation your child receives.
We are committed to making every procedure at our office as safe as possible. The AAPD is a member of the Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging — the Image Gently Alliance. Our office supports the standards and recommendations put forth by the Alliance. We strive to optimize the radiation dose used in dental imaging exams performed on children through the following guidelines and standard practices: