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Lead aprons for dental x-rays

Patient getting x-ray at dentist office

As part of our commitment to providing the best care for our patients, Comprehensive Dentistry is excited to announce a change based on the latest recommendations from the American Dental Association (ADA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), we’re no longer using lead aprons during dental X-rays!

More Advanced Technology

The ADA recently updated their guidelines, stating that lead aprons are no longer necessary for most dental X-rays. This is thanks to major advancements in technology:

Benefits for You

Safe for Everyone

The updated ADA guidelines apply to all patients, regardless of age or health status. Our new X-ray machines adhere to these guidelines and are tested regularly to ensure your safety and comfort.

Dr. Bullard’s Committment

“At Comprehensive Dentistry, we prioritize patient experience and safety,” says Dr. Colleen Bullard, founder, and Chief Dental Officer. “Investing in the latest technology allows us to follow the ADA recommendations and provide the best possible care for our patients.”

Ask Us More

We understand you might not have questions about this change. Feel free to ask your dentist or any team member at Comprehensive Dentistry about this change. We’re here to help you feel informed and comfortable with your dental care!