Digital x-rays are the standard in modern dentistry. Using this sophisticated dental technology, we are able to get a clear picture of the teeth, bones, and joints. Digital x-rays are fast and comfortable and deliver 90% less radiation than traditional x-rays.
Digital x-rays are very important in diagnosing a patient’s dental condition. Without this snapshot of the interior workings of the oral system, the dentist is forced to simply guess at what might be causing the problems. Dental x-rays are also extremely useful in looking for hidden problems such as oral cancer, and gum disease. Dr. Brown also uses x-rays for TMJ treatment and diagnosis.
Digital dental x-rays are eco-friendly because they don’t require chemicals to develop the images. And since they are in a convenient digital format, there is no need for bulky storage. The digital images can be kept in the patient’s digital dental records without concern for quality loss over time. The digital format can also be easily shared with other medical professionals when needed.