Dental Imaging

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Dental Imaging Technology used by Dentists

Dental imaging is a great tool to learn about the presence of cavities, dental infections, oral masses and even bone loss in a patient. Traditional x- rays generally reveal the issues in your dental structure and various other problems with your teeth.  Dental imaging is an advanced procedure that entirely depends on the extent of radiation penetrating through the patient’s dental structures.

Digital X-rays

Digital X-rays are one of the most important advancements in dentistry. This technology replaces the traditional films used in conventional X-rays. Digital X-rays help diagnose dental health issues more safely and quickly. A digital X-ray emits 90 percent less radiation than a traditional X-ray. The images from this X-ray show up immediately so our dentist can quickly determine your oral health needs.

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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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Identifying the issues is a beneficial step through which the dentist can further decide the course of the required dental treatments in order to correct the problem. Gentle Dental Care of NMB in North Myrtle Beach,has a dedicated team of professionals on board to assess and treat all of your dental needs. If you have any questions regarding our dental imaging services or would like to come in for a consultation and quote, contact us today to schedule an appointment.