Digital Radiography

Dental x-rays are vitally important because they help detect dental problems at an early stage such as:

  • Bone loss
  • Cancerous and non-cancerous lesions
  • Decay between teeth
  • Developmental abnormalities
  • Abscesses and cysts
  • Poor root and tooth positions

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Digital radiography has many advantages over traditional x-rays such as:

  • Digital x-rays require up to 95% less radiation
  • Faster
  • Images can be viewed instantly
  • Zoom-in feature allows us to see more detail for improved diagnosis
  • Contrast changing ability allows for improved diagnosis
  • No environmental waste from chemicals and lead
  • Displayed on a TV screen so patients can view their x-rays
  • Better images
  • Can be stored electronically for instant retrieval in the future.