Digital x-rays are quickly becoming the standard in dental imaging.
Digital x-rays allow the doctor to obtain an image of all the teeth and the surounding areas such as the roots and jaw. The digital imaging software allows the doctor to see a number of different views of the tooth to gain a better understanding of the proper course of management. Digital x-rays provide a great benefit to the patient. Not only are they an excellent diagnostic tool, but they decrease radiation to the patient by over 80%. Digital x-rays also allow the doctor to email important information to other gentists and specialists
This Panoramic X-ray is especially effective in the following areas:1. Fractures of the teeth and/or jaws can be seen when it is difficult to open your mouth2. Viewing development, position, and eruption of primary teeth so we can see all your child’s baby teeth and permanent teeth at one time3. For individuals who have difficulty holding x-ray films in their mouth4. Diagnosing Temporomandibular Joint (Jaw hinge) dysfunction5. Viewing impacted wisdom teeth