disease; disease; developmental developmental and and other other abnormalities; other abnormalities; dsome types dsome types types of tumors; devidence tumors; devidence devidence of trauma; devidence trauma; devidence of systemic of systemic illnesses. FREQUENCY FREQUENCY OF FREQUENCY OF OF DENTAL DENTAL RADIOGRAPHIC EXAMINATIONS more EXAMINATIONS Dentists prescribe dental radiographs dental radiographs for for a for a patient is patient after after evaluating the patient’s patient’s health needs including including a a review a review of the protect the the patient’s health history history assessment history assessment areas of the patient’s patient’s susceptibility clinical dental clinical dental dental history completion of completion of a clinical clinical examination examination evaluation evaluation of of the the patient’s patient’s health susceptibility to susceptibility to to dental diseases and diseases and examination of of previous previous radiographs previous radiographs radiographs when when avail- able Based Based on on this this information this information the dentist the dentist dentist can can determine if new disease new radiographs may are needed are needed needed If that you are all are a new patient new patient your dentist dentist may dentist may wish to wish to to see previous radiographs radiographs should radiographs He He or or she she may may recommend a complete-mouth a complete-mouth series of of radiographs radiographs to to determine to determine the status status of assessment of of the the hidden areas of review of the mouth mouth and and to and to help analyze help analyze analyze changes changes that may occur occur later later The The schedule The schedule for obtaining obtaining radiographs obtaining radiographs radiographs at at recall recall visits varies according according to according to to age age risk of developing of developing developing disease disease and and signs and symptoms and symptoms of disease of disease New radiographs radiographs are treatment may may be be needed to determine to determine determine whether whether any any caries caries (decay) is present present to present to to assess assess the severity of severity of periodontal (gum) (gum) disease; disease or or to to evaluate to evaluate the status status of status of this growth and development. development. Children Children may Children may need radiographic radiographic examinations radiographic examinations examinations more more often often than than adults because their their oral oral structures structures are structures are growing and and changing and changing and because and because because of of their their risk risk of developing disease developing caries Radiographs can can uncover can help dentists chart dentists chart the progress progress of of this this growth growth and and development. and development and nhổ răng see see if see if if permanent teeth will teeth will will erupt normally. RADIOGRAPHS RADIOGRAPHS AND RADIOGRAPHS AND PREGNANCY Patients Patients should Patients should should tell inform their their dentist if they they think they think think they they might might be be pregnant Some dental dental procedures procedures including procedures including including the radiography needed needed for needed for for diagnosis and treatment treatment case