Benefits of using Digital X-rays:
Apart from being more effective and accurate, Digital X-rays have more benefits over traditional x-rays:
- A very large image which is easy for the dentist to interpret
- Lower doses of radiation.
- Instant image which aids in quicker treatment.
- Excellent way for patients to see their own teeth on a large screen
- Great educational tool for patients to learn about their own teeth
Here are some FAQs that pop up regularly.
Are Digital X-Rays safe for me?
Digital x-rays use very low doses of radiation making it a safer option and usually use one third to one half the radiation of the old small film x-rays.
What about kids? Are Digital X-Rays safe for my child too?
Digital X-Rays are completely safe for children. Our team at Dentistry on Ellesmere takes adequate precaution before a digital x-ray procedure is carried out on all our patients and reduce the amount of radiation for children.
How many times am I required to take digital x-rays?
Our dentists will only conduct a digital x-ray when it’s needed. A digital x-ray may be required when you come in to the clinic for the first time as part of your complete oral exam. The images of the x-ray go into your medical file so we can refer back to it, and provide you the best dental treatment.
How much radiation results from x-rays?
An adult series of x-rays is equivalent to one day of radiation in the sunshine, a single x-ray is just the equivalent to 30 minutes in the sunshine.Digital X-Rays or also known as Digital Radiography is an effective way to conduct a thorough examination of your mouth. It gives a clear picture of your dental health and helps our dentist to treat you effectively. This allows us to exceed our clients expectations and offer a service that will put their dental health as a priority. The latest technology helps in locating dental problems like gum abscess, teeth cavity, endodontics, root damage and many other issues that are invisible to the naked eye.