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Digital X-Ray

A digital x-ray allows the us to take an image of the tooth or teeth and put it into an imaging program. Within this imaging program, there are a number of tools that will allow the dentist to take a very close look at the teeth and surrounding structures with amazing accuracy. As a benefit to the patient, the digital x-ray also provides nearly 80% less radiation than a standard film x-ray. This is due to the fact that the digital version of the x-ray is much more sensitive to this radiation and has been specifically designed with the patient in mind.  We use the thinnest digital x-ray on the market and do digital Sirona panoramic and cephalometric x-rays.  This Sirona machine is so columnated that even wearing an x-ray blocking apron is becoming obsolete (although we still have patients wear one for added protection). 

 


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