Digital dental X-rays are more efficient and safer than traditional film-printed X-rays. Although conventional dental X-rays today predict low radiation levels, digital dental X-rays produce up to 90% less radiation than others. Our practice is at the forefront of technology, and we use state-of-the-art equipment to protect patients during diagnostic procedures.
The advantages of digital radiology are numerous:
The exact frequency to repeat the radiographic examination will depend on the patient’s dental health status and medical history. The dentist will suggest when to do them and how often to repeat them to check your health.
Digital dental X-rays are so safe that even pregnant women can receive digital X-rays in a dental emergency. At the same time, it is good practice to delay the execution of conventional X-rays until after the baby’s birth. In addition, digital sensors have protective single-use plastic barriers for each patient to eliminate the possibility of cross-contamination and infection.
Digital dental radiographs can be intraoral or extraoral.
Intra-oral digital dental radiographs are the most frequently used radiographs. They provide a vast amount of data not available by any other means, both on the condition of the teeth and on the supporting alveolar bone.
Main types of extra-oral radiographs: