An Inside Look at Your Oral Health in Canton & South Lyon Michigan | Dental X-Rays are an Important Step in Your Dental Care
Digital x-ray images of your mouth and jaw are an important element in providing a proper diagnosis of your oral health.
Recent advancements in dental x-ray technology allow dentists to get a detailed view of your gums, teeth, jaw, cheeks, and tongue. Additionally, x-rays allow your dentist to track the condition of your mouth over time. This especially helpful for tracking progress in long-term restorations, such as braces and retainers.
Dental x-rays are effective for:
- Finding and evaluating cavities
- Viewing the roots of teeth
- Diagnosing periodontal disease
- Monitoring overall mouth health
- Tracking treatment progress and effectiveness
- Checking jaw health
Panoramic Digital X-Rays - Advanced Imaging for Better Care
Breakthroughs in dental x-ray technology allow our staff to get a 3D view of your mouth, for improved diagnostic accuracy. Our 3D dental x-ray camera quickly rotates around your head, offering a full view of your oral health.
What are the benefits of 3D dental x-ray technology?
Multiple views of a patient’s mouth eliminates any guesswork involved in determining the scope of a problem.
The quality of 3D images allows our dentists to provide the most accurate diagnosis possible and spot small issues early on. This results in better care and more effective interventions to prevent costly and invasive dental care.
With 3D technology, imaging requires less radiation and lowers the level of exposure experienced by the patient.
What do dental x-rays detect?
Detecting and treating dental problems at an early stage of onset can save you time and money. Digital dental x-rays can detect the early signs of:
- Bone loss
- Tooth decay
- Developmental abnormalities
- Bad tooth position
- Tooth development issues
- Problems inside the gum line
- Cancerous and benign growths
- Cysts and abscesses
For more information about our dental x-ray services, or to schedule an appointment, contact the location nearest you. Our offices in Canton and South Lyon are staffed by experienced dentists, exceptional dental hygienists, and an incredible support staff.