Everything to Know About Dental Imaging

Due to the advancement of modern technology, our dentist has adopted new tools and techniques that are more efficient and effective than their conventional counterparts. The same is true when it comes to dental imaging. These new procedures provide better, faster and clearer results. Come see for yourself!

Ceph X-Ray

A cephalometric X-ray, or ceph X-ray, is a diagnostic radiograph used primarily for orthodontic treatment planning. Ceph X-Rays are extraoral, so patients do not have to insert any sort of trays, bitewings or films into the mouth. They are also are safe, fast, painless and extremely effective. 

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Digital X-Rays and Their Benefits

Digital X-rays have become an advancement in dental fields. Taking X-rays digitally is more convenient and produces accurate, more reliable results than before. This process is safe for you and quicker than the traditional X-ray.

Digital X-rays in no way expose individuals to harmful X-ray radiation as the previous technology used to do. It gives instant results. The device is attached to a computer and shows the X-ray on screen immediately.

Intraoral Camera

An Intraoral Camera is a kind of dental imaging equipment that provides great convenience in taking internal images of a patient’s mouth. This helps in viewing the internal section of the mouth clearly and with improved visibility. This is a time-saving technique that also provides better, more accurate results.

Our dentist at Mechanicsburg Family Dentistry in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, is experienced in using these new, advanced tools of dentistry. Call us at 717-761-8056 for an appointment or stop by our office today. Our team is here waiting to assist you and answer any concerns you may have.