Digital X-Rays

Our office uses the newest state of art digital x-ray system.  Digital x-rays offer many advantages over conventional film x-rays. They reduce radiation by 80%, more time efficient, and they digitally enhance images and allow for better a diagnosis.

Types of Digital X-rays:

  1. Bitewings X-rays: aid in diagnosing cavities, checking the health of the bony area surrounding the tooth, and seeing the status of developing teeth.
  2. Periapical X-rays: highlight the entire tooth and allow one to view the health of the bone around a particular tooth.
  3. Panoramic X-rays: highlight the upper and lower arch and the teeth and surrounding bone. It reveals the health of the jaw joints and maxillary sinus.