Children should get their first dental X-ray between 4 and 5 years of age. (Credit: Handout)
Q. When do children usually have their first dental X-rays?
A. The first set of images is typically taken between 4 and 5 years of age, and includes four X-rays -- two bitewing shots of the sides of the mouth, and two shots of the front teeth, says Dr. Tanny Josen, a pediatric dentist with Great Neck Dental Associates of Great Neck and Mid-Island Dental Associates of Hicksville. The photos...
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