A digital x-ray is a technique that uses an electronic sensor to capture and store the image on the computer. The image can then be viewed and enlarged to assist the dentist and the dental hygienist in diagnosing potential problems. Digital x-ray reduces the radiation exposure by 80%-90% compared to the already low exposure of the traditional method of dental x-rays.
Dental x-rays are valuable components of your dental visit. It is essential in the diagnostic of dental abnormalities. The dentist and dental hygienist use the x-rays to create an accurate treatment plan. A full series of dental x-rays is recommended for all our new patients.