Dentists have been using traditional x-rays to identify dental problems for decades. Today, advances in technology have produced digital x-rays, a safer and more efficient way to see problems inside your teeth. Digital x-rays produce very detailed images of your teeth. These images are so precise that we can see the tiniest details that might have been missed on a traditional x-ray.
Since your x-rays are digital, we can look at them with you as soon as they’re taken. We’ll show you the problem area and explain why treatment is necessary and how it will benefit your oral health. When you understand clearly what the problem is, you will be able to make more informed decisions about your dental treatments. Digital x-rays are also safer than traditional x-rays because they reduce your exposure to radiation by about 90%.