Dental Imaging

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Dental Imaging

When visiting Desert Smiles Dentistry you will undergo an evaluation and testing to identify dental issues that you may be experiencing. In most cases, the type of x-ray used can deliver instant results, making it convenient for the dentist to identify the problem and determine a treatment.

Dental imaging is an advanced procedure that depends on the extent of radiation penetrating through the patient’s dental structures. There are different types of x-rays available for dental imaging. Our dentist evaluates your needs to provide you with best possible outcome. Dental imaging is a great tool to learn about the presence of cavities, dental infections and other oral issues in a patient. Traditional x-rays generally reveal the issues in your dental structure and various other problems with your teeth.  

Digital X-rays

Offering superior resolution with less radiation exposure, digital radiography at your Phoenix dentist is an excellent way to help diagnose oral problems. Digital X-rays not only use 90% less radiation than traditional film X-rays but are also much less time-consuming.

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Intraoral Camera

An intraoral camera is a small video camera that takes an image of the outside of the gum or tooth. The intraoral camera resembles an oversized pen. While simultaneously viewing a monitor, the dentist inserts the camera into a patient's mouth and gently shifts it about so that images can be taken from a variety of angles.

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If you have any questions regarding our dental imaging services or would like to come in for a consultation and quote, contact us today at 602-375-1517 to schedule an appointment.

Identifying the issue is the first step for our dentist to evaluate and suggest the required dental treatments in order to correct the problem. Desert Smiles Dentistry in Phoenix, has a dedicated team of professionals on board to assess and treat all of your dental needs.