Dental x-rays are an invaluable tool for identifying and diagnosing dental conditions. Less than 20 years ago, our only choice was to use traditional film x-rays to identify problems. But then digital radiography (x-rays) came along, and nothing's been the same since!
Digital x-rays produce fast results because they don't rely on x-ray film that needs to be developed while you wait. Moments after taking a digital x-ray, Dr. Emily Pakula can share the detailed image with you on a chairside monitor. She can show you precisely what and where the problem is because she can move the image around and enlarge it so you can clearly see it right there on the screen in front of you.
We want you to enjoy the benefits of a healthy smile, and digital x-rays let us find and correct problems when they are still tiny and easy to treat.
Digital x-rays are also safer because, compared to x-ray films, much less radiation is needed to produce these images. Some estimates say that digital x-rays reduce your exposure by as much as 80%!
The images we take with digital x-rays can also be securely stored in your patient record, giving us easy access to them as needed. We can also send the digital x-rays electronically to dental specialists or insurance providers. And since we don't use film, we don't have to dispose of processing materials that are harmful to the environment.
We would be happy to show you how digital radiography works at our Candia, NH dental office, so please give us a call!