MRI children

13Sep

What Parents Should Know about the Safety of Dental Radiology.

There are many different types of x-ray images (pictures) that can be taken of children in the dental office to assist in diagnosis. These include the panoramic and orthodontic (cephalometric) extraoral images, intraoral images such as bitewings and periapicals (little films that go inside the mouth) and cone beam computed tomography (CBCT). All of these […]
19Jul

Do pediatric M.R.I. scans cause any harm?

Magnetic resonance imaging, or #MRI, is considered one of the safest technologies for looking deep inside the body, because it doesn’t carry the radiation risk of X-rays or PET scans. “Over all, M.R.I. is a very safe test,” said Dr. Max Wintermark, chief of neuroradiology at Stanford University. Most concerns about M.R.I.s involve people with […]