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Changes To Dental X-Rays And What They Mean For You

Changes To Dental X-Rays And What They Mean For You

If you see a dentist regularly, you know that dentists like to have updated dental x-rays once per year. The amount of radiation you receive in a traditional dental x-ray is small, but they help us discover otherwise invisible changes that may have occurred in your teeth.

Dental x-rays help us assess the overall health of your teeth and show us where cavities may have formed. They also reveal cracks and other hidden damage and help us assess the condition of your gums, tooth roots and nerves.

Like many other dental technologies, dental x-rays are also changing. There are some big benefits to these changes for both doctors and patients. Here’s a look at what you can expect from our updated approach to taking dental x-rays.

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What is Laser Dentistry?

What is Laser Dentistry?

Medical doctors have used lasers in patient care settings for more than 30 years. Dentists also use laser treatments to address a number of conditions that affect a patient’s teeth, gums and soft tissues. In our practice, the dental laser has replaced the drill for most treatments involving the teeth. This includes finding tooth decay, dental fillings, tooth repair and even reconstruction.

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