All x-rays emit ionizing radiation, which can cause cell damage and increase your risk of developing cancer.
Dental x-rays are a particular concern for those with thyroid health conditions because of their proximity to the thyroid gland and the frequency at which they are typically done.
Today I’m sharing some research studies on the use of thyroid shields, the risks of dental x-rays, and my recommendations for your next dental visit.
In this episode, you’ll learn about:
As always, I hope you found this episode valuable, and I look forward to catching you in the next episode!
To learn more, visit the show notes at https://savemythyroid.com/podcast/is-a-thyroid-shield-necessary-to-wear-when-visiting-the-dentist/.
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