Breast Cancer: Diagnosis and Staging

Breast cancer treatment is likely to be much more successful if the cancer is detected early. Regular breast exams and mammograms are vital. ... read more »

Teeth Cleaning and Pregnancy

Besides brushing twice a day and flossing daily, you should have your teeth professionally cleaned once during your pregnancy. ... read more »

Are Dental X-rays Safe In Pregnancy?

Diagnostic radiation including dental X-rays are safe, specifically if you use a lead cover. Diagnostic radiation has far less X-ray dosage than therapeutic radiation which is used to treat cancer and which exposes you to much higher radiation. ... read more »

What Are X-Rays?

 X-rays are a form of radiation. This kind of radiation is invisible. X-rays are used to make "pictures" of the bones and organs. ... read more »

X-Rays and Malformations

Medical or diagnostic x-rays don't increase the number of babies born with such deformities. Even with no x-ray exposure, 4 to 6 percent of babies are born with some deformity. ... read more »

Alternative to X-rays

Are there alternatives to x-rays during pregnancy? ... read more »

Are Diagnostic and Therapeutic X-rays Safe During Pregnancy?

Are diagnostic and therapeutic x-rays safe during pregnancy? ... read more »

Is Radiation Harmful During Pregnancy?

Diagnostic radiation does not harm the pregnancy, though you should not have unnecessary radiation during pregnancy. ... read more »

X-rays and Pregnancy Safety

X-rays done to check for certain conditions. Diagnostic x-rays are generally safe in pregnancy while therapeutic x-rays may not be safe. ... read more »

Amount of Radiation in X-rays

There are diagnostic x-rays and therapeutic x-rays. In general, medical x-rays done to check for certain conditions are also called 'diagnostic x-rays.' ... read more »

Hysterosonogram

Hysterosonography is often used to investigate uterine abnormalities in women who experience infertility or multiple miscarriages. ... read more »

X-Rays Still Unsafe for Use During Pregnancy and Infancy

A new study in the British Medical Journal warns doctors again about the risks associated with the use of X-rays during pregnancy and infancy. There may be a connection between childhood cancer risk and X-ray use during these times. ... read more »

X-Rays in Pregnancy - How Safe Are They

X-rays are generally safe in pregnancy. If your doctor finds you need x-rays for a medical problem or injury, it's OK to have them. ... read more »

Veneers During Pregnancy

The only known side effect of pregnancy that could cause an expecting woman to put off veneer application is that gums become more sensitive due to increased blood volume. ... read more »

Driving While Pregnant Increases Likelihood of Crashes

Redelmeier's findings reveal a woman driver is 42% more likely to beinvolved in a car crash that sends her to the ER during the secondtrimester of pregnancy than she is before or after pregnancy. ... read more »

See a Dentist During Pregnancy

Seeing a dentist while pregnant and having dental care during pregnancy is not only normal, but important for the health of mom and baby alike. ... read more »

Safeguard Your Dental Heath and Teeth During Pregnancy

Like every other body system, the mouth and teeth are greatly affected by the changes in body hormones. It's vital to safeguard your dental health especially while you are pregnant, and see your dentist regularly. ... read more »

Dental Work During Pregnancy - How Safe Is It?

Whether you are trying to get pregnant or you are already pregnant, good dental care and hygiene are very important. Regular cleaning and check-ups are essential for dental health. ... read more »

Are Diagnostic X-Rays Safe During Pregnancy?

Diagnostic X-Rays are Safe in Pregnancy a because the radiation levels are too low to do any harm. ... read more »

Brush up on Your Dental Hygiene for Your Pregnancy

While you are wrapped up in family plans, home renovations, and baby shower registries, it’s easy to forget about some simple concepts you’ve been following your whole life. Many women that become pregnant easily forget about dental hygiene. ... read more »

X-Rays during Pregnancy

If you’ve ever gotten an X-ray before, you know that they are slightly dangerous. If they weren’t, you wouldn’t have to wear that heavy metal apron to protect your organs from the radiation. ... read more »