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Types of Dental X-Rays

There are different types of dental x-rays taken in the clinic. Each types of x-ray is meant to take a specific picture and there are different types of machines and dental films that the dentist uses in order to produce a radiographic imagine of the teeth and the structures beside it. While not all dental procedures have to be carried out with an x-ray, a dental x-ray machine is common equipment in a dental office. It is useful for record keeping, disease diagnosis and treatment planning and even in the actual treatment of disease. A clinical inspection, however thorough, only [...]

2017-04-07T10:00:35+00:00April 7th, 2017|Blog|

Are Digital Dental X-Rays Better?

When a dentist is presented with a problem, he makes a thorough assessment of the case in order to offer proper dental treatment. Some diseases are easily detected, so that the problem is easily resolved; but there are some conditions that are more complicated, so requiring extra attention and perfect judgement. Ideally, visual inspection is enough to confirm the presence of disease. The patient opens his mouth and under the light, the dentist is able to identify the problem. Aided with his tools, he looks into mouth and makes a definitive diagnosis of the case. Sometimes, when the problem lies [...]

2013-05-21T09:23:57+00:00May 21st, 2013|Blog, Dental Technology, dental tips|
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