Dental x-rays are safe1 and should be performed as part of routine dental care. They should also certainly be done if a dental problem is being evaluated. The amount of radiation from modern dental x-rays is low, and your provider will cover your abdomen with a lead apron to protect you and your pregnancy.
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American Pregnancy Association. "Pregnancy and Dental Work", https://americanpregnancy.org/healthy-pregnancy/is-it-safe/dental-work-and-pregnancy/.
Dr. Joel Bernstien, MD, OBGYN
Dr. Joel Bernstien is a board certified OB-GYN. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas. He completed his OBGYN residency at UNC Chapel Hill.