Digital X-Rays

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Digital X-Rays Can Reveal The Unseen

Digital X-Rays Abilene TexasDigital x-rays are a necessity when precautionary diagnostic methods that can provide important details cannot be seen during a typical dental exam. We utilize x-rays and their results carefully to identify and accurately diagnose hidden problems to provide the exact treatment required. Without the use of these x-rays, it would be impossible spot problems within the mouth.

What Dental X-Rays Can Show?

  • Swelling Or Abscess.
  • Loss of bones.
  • Malignant and benign tumors.
  • Decay between the teeth.
  • Deformities in development.
  • Poor tooth and root placing.
  • Problems within a tooth and beneath the gum line.

By identifying problems early we are able to save you time and money.

Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Dental x-rays are not just safe but also effective. In the surroundings, we have people are unprotected by natural radiation. The exposure to radiation from a set of x-rays is equivalent to the amount of radiations people get during the day from different natural sources.

Dental x-rays are harmless because the intensity of radiation generated is minimal. Essential safety measures are acquired by our dentist to ensure and minimize the vulnerability of the patient to radiation during the process of undergoing dental x-rays. These preventive measures require the following:

  • Making use of lead apron shields to keep the body covered and protected.
  • Utilizing the latest quick x-ray film to trim down the exposure time to the x-ray.

Frequency Of X-Rays To Be Taken

The demand for dental x-rays will depend on the health requirement of the patient. The dentist and the hygienist will determine the number of factors needed depending upon the assessment of the medical and dental background, dental tests, signs and symptoms, age, and the possibility of any complications or illnesses before determining the number.

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