Digital X-Rays are stored in a digital format. The digital files can be pulled up easily at the dentist's chair during your appointment, giving both you and your dentist a better idea of your oral health.
What is a digital x-ray?
Digital x-rays are very much like traditional x-rays, but are stored in a digital format. The x-ray files can then the be viewed by you and your dentist on a screen during your dental appointment.
Why use digital x-rays?
Digital x-rays provide a highly accurate picture of your mouth, and make it possible to enlarge specific areas. This helps the dentist better understand the state of your oral health, and allows him to detect problems earlier, which can prevent developing issues from progressing.
Are digital x-rays safe?
The levels of radiation produced by digital x-rays are extremely low, and completely safe. We will take every precaution necessary to ensure you feel at ease during your x-ray.
How often are x-rays necessary?
We'll let you know if you need an x-ray during your next appointment; the frequency will depend on your unique oral health needs. We will use the results of your x-rays to develop your customized treatment plan going forward, and make sure that it's on track.