Dental X-rays are a common oral diagnostic procedure that is considered extremely safe. They produce a low dose of radiation and are an essential part of any dental care treatment plan. They can help diagnose potential oral care issues in a patients’s mouth before they become a major problem.
Dr. Jay Elbrecht and his team at Advanced Dental Care of Anderson are well equipped to handle dental X-ray procedures. They can perform both types of dental X-rays: intraoral (inside of the mouth) and extraoral (outside of the mouth).
Benefits of dental X-rays
The benefits of a dental X-ray performed by Advanced Dental Care of Anderson include:
- Location of cavities
- Tooth root inspection
- Check the health of the bony area around the tooth
- Determine if a patient has periodontal disease
- See the status of developing teeth