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My wife is pregnant for 4 months and she have a dental problem the dentist says to go for xray of teeth but one of my friend says that xray is not safe in pregnancy, please help me out.

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2nd trimester of pregnancy (4 to 6th month) is allow to dental treatment and x ray of teeth.
Second trimester. Not much of a problem. X ray get it done by rvg. Digital xray that is. 4-5 times lesser radiation than conventional x ray.
In my practice I avoid xrays of pregnant women. So if possible avoid that.
Dental treatments can be done in the 2nd trimester of pregnancy. Anf don't worry nowadays digital x ray (rvg) is available which emits radiation less than what yr mobile does. Yr doctor is right.
Ya. X ray is, not safe at this time. Take some medicine by concert with the gynecologist.
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