Dental Imaging Services We Offer
X-rays generally reveal the defects in your dental structure and various other problems with your teeth. It is also utilized to learn about the presence of cavities, dental infections, and oral masses that can be either harmless or threatening. When you first visit our dentist office, it is likely that our dentist will spend the majority of your visit running tests. This is so our dentist can verify if you are suffering from any dental issue and how the quickest form of solving will be.
Dental imaging is an advanced procedure that entirely depends on the extent of radiation penetrating through the patient’s dental structures. This radiation hits the film and strikes an image that helps our dentist study the cause of the problem or pain that the patient is suffering from.
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Taking x-rays digitally is more convenient and produces more accurate, reliable results than before. This process is safer for the patients and quicker than traditional x-rays. A digital x-ray is safer because it doesn’t expose the patient to harmful x-ray radiations as the previous forms of technology. A digital x-ray is quicker because it gives results without delay, where the device is attached to a computer and shows the x-ray on screen immediately.
This technology allows our dentist to take a clear view of your mouth from various angles, in order to directly verify if you have any problems with your teeth or gums. Our dentist will speak to you about your options, should this be the chosen method of treatment for you.
Oral Cancer Screening Through VELscope
This equipment is especially used for the screening of oral cancer. While oral cancer is not fatal, it can be a major problem if it is not diagnosed or treated in a timely manner. This technology helps in the identification of abnormal tissue development that commonly results in cancer. It also inspects abnormal changes in other parts of the mouth such as the tongue. Oral cancer screening through VELscope beneficial.
- Fast and consistent treatment of cancer affected area
- Identification of cancer-related issues at an early stage, unlike other procedures
- Identification of oral cancer indications which are not visible to an unassisted eye
Digital X-rays have become an advancement in many dental fields. Taking x-rays digitally is more convenient and produces more reliable results than before. This process is safer and quicker than traditional x-rays. Digital x-rays do not expose the patient to harmful x-ray radiations as the previous technology does. The Digital x-ray also gives results without any delay, where the device is attached to a computer and shows the image on screen immediately.
An intraoral camera is a small device about the size of a pen. It allows our dentist to get a closer look at the inside of your mouth and places that may be harder to see. This device can also be used to quickly and easily share those images with you. Our dentist uses the intraoral camera to take pictures inside your mouth before a procedure begins and after it is completed, allowing him to see the changes in your teeth.Read more about Intraoral Camera
If you have any questions, concerns, or doubts about any of our imaging services, please contact us at 210-824-0430.