In an article posted in the New York Times on July 14, 2017, a reader inquires as to why his dentist takes so many x-rays. Reducing the use of x-rays to only when they are diagnostically necessary is in line with the ALARA principle. Adding Tru-Image to your practice will further place your practice in line with the ALARA principle by greatly reducing the amount of x-ray radiation exposure to your patients and staff.