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Digital X-rays

X-Rays or radiography are an important way of finding out the condition of bones roots, jaw and overall facial bone composition. X-Rays can help pick up early signs of periodontal disease, as well as tumours and abscesses.

Three basic kinds of X-Rays are;

1. The most common kind of x-rays are bitewings, which help detect spot cavities and decay.
2. Deep Tooth problems such as impacted teeth, bone loss and abscesses are detected using periapical x-rays, which give broad pictures of the entire tooth structure.
3. Panoramic x-rays are designed to capture an entire mouth, and have been used to spot tumours and cysts, as well as wisdom teeth.

Radiation Concerns.

There is no reason to be concerned about radiation. You are exposed to more radiation from the sun in one day, than one sitting of x-rays.

Exposure of radiation is very slight and brief, safety precautions such as high speed film, minimize exposure time, and lead aprons prevent exposure to surroundings areas of the body such as the head, neck and upper chest.

Bitewing

Periapikal X-Ray

Panoramik X-ray