Digital dental x-rays are an important part of your complete dental examination. They are required to diagnose Dental issues often not visually detectable.     These issues may include:

  • decay between teeth
  • decay under existing fillings, Crowns or Bridges  abscess formation around the roots of teeth
  • unerupted/impacted teeth
  • bone loss resulting from periodontal (gum) disease
  • assess bone viability for Implant placement

dental examination          digital dental x-rays       dental x-rays Although exposure from Dental X-rays has always been significantly less than most Medical X-rays, the new technology of Digital X-rays has reduced radiation exposure even further.  The radiation output required is about 80% less now, and well below our typical daily background exposure levels. Other benefits include: 

  • instant images (no waiting for development)
  • no more developing chemicals into our water/environment
  • the Doctor’s ability to utilize software to aid in the diagnosis

A combination of both visual and X-ray examination provides the best diagnostic tools for your Dentist to better determine your Dental needs. If it’s been awhile, be proactive; call and book your complete dental examination today!