Digital X-rays | dental technology
FOCUS ON YOUR DENTAL HYGIENE
At Valley Grace Dental, our dental team works hard to stay up-to-date with the latest advances in dentistry and dental technology. We feature digital x-rays at our office to help us examine your teeth more closely and gain a better understanding of your overall oral health. Give us a call today at 661-587-7002 to set up your appointment with our dentists and to learn more about digital radiography in Bakersfield, California.
WHAT ARE DIGITAL X-RAYS?
Digital X-rays are one of the advanced diagnostic tools we use to provide you with the best possible care. Digital radiography has changed the way we take dental X-rays by making the process faster, more comfortable, and more convenient than ever before. Digital X-rays use a digital sensor to take images of your teeth, unlike traditional X-rays that use film. Digital X-rays use significantly less radiation than conventional film X-rays, and they require the use of no chemicals for developing the images. Our dentist can then instantly view the high-quality images on monitors right in the treatment room to provide you with efficient, accurate diagnoses and care.
DIGITAL X-RAYS USES
Our team uses digital radiography to identify and diagnose several types of dental problems, such as:
- Decay in between teeth.
- Developmental abnormalities.
- Improper tooth root positioning.
- Cysts and abscesses.
- Fractures in existing fillings.
- Infection in the tooth nerves.
- Bone loss.
We may also use digital dental X-rays to plan certain kinds of dental treatment, such as oral surgery procedures, root canal treatment, dental implants, and more.
DIGITAL X-RAYS SAFETY
Digital x-rays are advanced, cutting-edge technologies that use electronic sensors to capture and store images of your dental anatomy on a computer. The images are produced immediately, and they can be enlarged or modified on a computer. Digital x-rays are far safer than traditional x-rays because they use 80 to 90% less radiation. As such, digital x-rays are the safest diagnostic tools available.