At Valley Grace Dental, our dental team works hard to stay up-to-date with the latest advances in dentistry and dental technology. We feature digital x-rays at our office to help us examine your teeth more closely and gain a better understanding of your overall oral health. Give us a call today at 661-587-7002 to set up your appointment with our dentists and to learn more about digital radiography in Bakersfield, California.
Digital X-Rays Uses
Our team uses digital radiography to identify and diagnose several types of dental problems, such as:
- Decay in between teeth.
- Developmental abnormalities.
- Improper tooth root positioning.
- Cysts and abscesses.
- Fractures in existing fillings.
- Infection in the tooth nerves.
- Bone loss.
We may also use digital dental X-rays to plan certain kinds of dental treatment, such as oral surgery procedures, root canal treatment, dental implants, and more.
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Benefits of Digital X-Rays
- 80-90% less radiation than traditional x-rays.
- Minimal preparation time preceding dental appointments.
- Higher quality images with better accuracy.
- Better diagnostic results.
- Easily transferable dental records.
- Available for immediate viewing.
- No waiting period.
- No discomfort.
Digital X-Rays Frequency
The digital x-rays are conducted based on your requirements, usually following a thorough dental examination. We consider various factors, such as your age, risks, and medical history, before performing the x-ray. We highly recommend that patients get a full-mouth digital x-ray done on their first visit because it helps us with a more accurate and smoother diagnosis on all future visits.
To learn more about digital radiography and how we use X-rays at our office, we welcome you to call or visit us soon.