What Affects the Test
Reasons you may not be able to have the test or why the results may not be helpful include:
- If you can't stay still or hold the X-ray plastic or cardboard in your teeth.
- If you have braces, retainers, dentures, bridges, and certain body piercings (ear, tongue, lip, cheek, or nose).
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference June 13, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Steven K. Patterson, BS, DDS, MPH - Dentistry