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Receive more precise and effective care with digital X-rays.

Questions & Answers

Digital X-Rays

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What are digital X-rays?

Digital X-rays are an advanced diagnostic tool used by our dentists to examine your teeth and supporting oral structures. These X-rays use a small digital sensor to capture images of your teeth, transmitting them instantly to a nearby monitor where our dentists can review them and provide you with quick and accurate diagnoses.

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Are digital X-rays safe?

Yes! In fact, digital X-rays produce up to 90% less radiation than film X-rays, as well as less radiation than what you are exposed to in your day-to-day life by the sun. Additionally, our office maintains high standards of health and safety and routinely has our equipment, including our X-ray machines, inspected to ensure that it is functioning properly and is safe for use.

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What are digital X-rays used for?

Digital X-rays are used to in treatment planning as well as diagnosing and treating a wide range of issues. These treatments and developing problems include:

  • Abscesses, cysts and tumors
  • Bone loss
  • Dental implant placement
  • Developmental abnormalities
  • Fractures in existing fillings
  • Improper tooth root positioning
  • Infection in the tooth nerves
  • Oral surgery procedures
  • Orthodontic issues
  • Root canal treatment
  • Tooth decay
  • And more!

Digital X-Rays

 

Digital X-rays allow our dentists and orthodontists to examine your mouth and provide you with more precise and effective care. X-rays give us a more comprehensive understanding of your oral health needs so that we can design individualized treatment plans and help you achieve a healthier and more beautiful smile. Call Dentistry and Braces Group today to learn more and make your appointment!