Digital X-rays

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Why are dental X-rays needed?

Many diseased of the oral cavity (including the teeth, surrounding tissues and bone) cannot be seen when the dentist examines your mouth. An x-ray examination may help the dentist see:Digital Xrays

  1. Small areas of decay between the teeth or below existing restorations (fillings).
  2. Bone destruction from a tooth infection (e.g., and abscess).
  3. Developmental abnormalities.
  4. Some types of tumors.
  5. The effects of trauma.
  6. The positions of unerupted teeth in children and adults.
  7. Decay between Teeth.
  8. Periodontal Disease.
  9. Severe Bone Loss.
  10. Unerupted Teeth.

Finding and treating dental problems at an early stage can save time, money and unnecessary discomfort and help prevent more serious health problems.  X-rays may be able to help the dentist detect damage and disease not visible during a regular exam.

How do Digital X-Rays work in a dental office?  The X-Ray image is digitally captured and converted directly to the computer screen for display, processing and storage.  Once on screen X-Ray can be enlarged to show more detail.  Patients respond favorably to Digital X-Rays because this allows them to better understand dentist’s recommendation of treatment.

Other Facts to Consider:

  1. Environmentally Friendly-No chemicals.
  2. Reduced exposure of radiation.
  3. Image quality is remarkable.
  4. Less waiting time for patient.
  5. Shorter visits.
  6. Able to Export, Print and Email X-Rays.
  7. Royal Palm Dental Associated staff all received training by a Dexis Certified Instructor.