We are proud to offer digital x-rays and the many benefits they offer over traditional film x-rays. Digital x-rays have a far lower dose of radiation and have reduced the exposure time to radiation by over 90% when compared to traditional x-rays. In addition to this, the quality of the image produced is far superior to the image produced with a film x-ray and is available to view in as little as three seconds. This allows us to quickly and confidently diagnose decay and other abnormalities. Using x-rays we are able to:
Look at tooth roots
Check the health of the bony area around a tooth
Determine if periodontal disease is an oral health issue
See the status of developing teeth
Monitor good oral health through prevention
In junction with digital x-rays we also use intraoral cameras at our office. Intraoral cameras are cameras used inside a patient’s mouth to show the patient and educate them on what the doctor or hygienist is seeing.