X-Ray

Radiographic

Diagnosis

Frequently asked Questions

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How does it work?

The dental assistant or technician places a protective apron over your chest. Then, the X-ray sensor or film is placed in your mouth for the image

What are dental x-rays ?

Dental X-rays involves passing of safe dosages of electromagnetic radiation through the jaw to produce images of the structures insides the bone.

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Are Dental
x-rays safe? 

the dental assistant or technician places a protective apron over your chest. Then, the X-ray sensor or film is placed in your mouth for the image

Why do dentists need to take X-rays ?

Dental X-rays help the dentist to diagnose and plan your treatment 

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Understanding the position of your jaws  and also its relation to your teeth and face

To detect for any bone loss ascociated with Gum disease  

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To also check for any decay under dental fillings

Detecting how deep are your decay cavities and to what extent its severity

As a routine examination procedure  for treatments like Dental implants and orthodontics in making sure  the bone is normal 

To check if any extra teeth or calcified sturctures are present under bone

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To check for the position of  unerupted teeth escpecially the ''wisdom teeth''

Will it hurt?

Getting an x-ray done will not hurt at all. It's absolutely pain free!

How much time does it take?

Taking an X-ray is only a matter of minutes and with digital x-ray's the image is instanly ready.

How much radiation will I be exposed to?

Modern digital radiography uses extremely low doses of radiation. The amount of radiation in one set of bitewing X-rays is about the same as one day of natural background radiation, or a short airplane flight (1-2 hours).

Are xrays safe during pregnancy ?

While this level isn’t considered enough to harm a developing fetus, it’s still recommended for pregnant women to postpone this procedure.

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