Dental X-rays allow us to examine your teeth and supporting structures. At Smile Obsession in Glenview, our dentists make dental diagnostics easier and faster with the use of digital X-rays. Digital X-rays are a state-of-the-art image technology that gives us the ability to view the inner structures of your mouth.
Digital X-rays are completely safe and since the digital image is captured electronically we will get your results quickly. By getting your results quickly, our dentists can move forward to help with your oral health. At Smile Obsession, we take every precaution to ensure your safety by using a lead apron shield to protect your body and a thyroid shield to protect your thyroid. By taking extra steps to ensure you are safe and comfortable we are confident that you’ll always be taken care of.
What Can A Digital X-Ray show?
A digital X-ray is an essential and common tool that provides the information needed to accurately and safely reveal your oral health.
A Digital X-Ray Can Reveal:
What is the difference between digital X-rays and traditional X-rays?
Dental X-Ray FAQ's
Frequently Asked Questions
Are dental x-rays safe?
Dental X-rays do involve a small exposure to radiation however these levels are low. When digital X-rays are used the risk from radiation exposure is even lower.
Can you get a dental x-ray while pregnant?
What do dental x-rays show?
How often should you have routine dental x-ray?
The amount of times you should get a dental X-ray depends on your dental and medical history. Some may need to get on every six months while others with no gum disease may need one every few years.