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Dental xrays and piercings

so they can't do xrays if you have a metal piercing in, period, no exceptions?

and why?

anyone know?

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ElsaSalsaaa

Asked by ElsaSalsaaa at 9:59 PM on Mar. 26, 2011 in Health

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Answers (7)
  • the metal shows up a white blurr covering things around it.
    StillWoman22

    Answer by StillWoman22 at 10:00 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • Remove the piercing.
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 10:00 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • oh and maybe somekind of magnents? maybe???
    they always make me take mine out.
    StillWoman22

    Answer by StillWoman22 at 10:00 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • even if its in your nose :/ i JUST got mine done today and I have to go to the dentist soon. I totally spaced, I didn't remember I have to go to the dentist soon...
    ElsaSalsaaa

    Comment by ElsaSalsaaa (original poster) at 10:02 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • U have no choice,it has to be taken out.
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 10:03 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • IDK. I just had major surgery a total knee replacement and I did not remove any of my piercings. I have 10 in my face I refused and they did not make me.

    rosetoes

    Answer by rosetoes at 12:29 AM on Mar. 27, 2011

  • if u really need it done id try to remove the piercing for it if possible.good luck. im sure itd make some kinda difference and also they have guidelines they have to meet by the policy for the patients.
    luckygirl2000

    Answer by luckygirl2000 at 9:28 AM on Mar. 27, 2011

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