Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. First introduced in dentistry in the 1980s, a dental radiography is a type of x-ray procedure providing pictures of the teeth, bones, mouth and jaw, used to identify and diagnose dental problems. It is believed that dental radiographs are a valuable tools for the dental surgeons, as they can show areas of decay difficult to see with just a visual examination, possible bone loss, cracks or other damage in an existing filling. However, new study shows that frequent dental X-rays could be associated with an increased risk of developing the most common, non-cancerous brain tumors. To find out more about dental X-rays and potential health risks – read this book.