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What Are the Benefits of Digital Radiology Instead of Traditional X-rays?
Posted on 8/20/2018 by Alyssa O'Steen
You will need to get an X-ray if you have not been to see us in a long time or when there is an issue that one of our dentists wants to check out and cannot do so with an oral examination. While the American Dental Association has determined that there is very little risk in using dental X-ray machines, many patients are still concerned about the potential risks of getting exposed to radiation. Benefits of Using Traditional X-raysWhile digital radiology is available at most hospitals and dental schools, it is still rare and not commonly used in most dental offices because it is more expensive.  Traditional x-rays use film that is placed in different sections of your mouth to take pictures which help our dentists determine what kind of treatment you need. There are several benefits of using traditional X-rays including: Benefits of Using Digital X-raysThe process of taking digital x-rays compared to positional x-rays is very similar. We still need to place a sensor in your mouth to take the pictures. The digital x-ray is electronic, and it's connected to a computer and the image is immediately available to view. Some benefits of using digital x-rays are: In order to use digital x-rays, dental hygienists would need to be trained to use the machine which was translated into a higher level of experience. As technology continues to advance, so does the level of care that we can provide to our patients. Want to learn more about these advances? Contact our office today!...
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What Are the Benefits of Digital Radiology Instead of Traditional X-rays?
8/20/2018
Top 3 Post-Surgical Signs of Infection
8/10/2018
Can Surgery Help Treat Sleep Apnea?
7/10/2018
Two Unusual Reasons You May Need an Oral Surgeon
6/23/2018
The Best Soft Proteins to Eat When Recovering from Oral Surgery
6/13/2018
What to Do When You Bite Your Lip and It Bleeds
5/23/2018
What to Do to Improve the Fit of Your Dentures
5/13/2018
Common Causes of Loose Teeth
4/20/2018
Best Ways to Keep Swelling Down Following Oral Stitches
4/10/2018
Do You Need an Oral Surgeon for a Minor Cleft Palate?
1/25/2017
What to do When a Tooth Gets Knocked Out
1/15/2017
Decreasing the Damage from Bruxism
12/25/2016
Danger of Untreated Snoring
12/15/2016
Knowing If You Have an Impacted Tooth
11/25/2016
Is Chewing Gum Affecting Your TMJ?
11/15/2016
What Does Single-Sided Jaw Pain Mean?
10/30/2016
What Could Be the Cause of a Swollen Jaw?
10/20/2016
Tooth Extractions
9/27/2016
Healing from Oral Surgery for Smokers
9/15/2016
What Goes Into Fixing a Broken Jaw?
8/30/2016
Managing Swelling after Oral Surgery
8/20/2016
How to Screen for Oral Cancer at Home
7/30/2016
Bar Attachment Dentures
7/20/2016
10 Facts About Oral Surgery
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Prepare for College by Getting Your Wisdom Teeth Checked This Summer
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John C. Shillingburg, DDS

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Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Dr. John Shillingburg is proud to be a native Texan. After graduating from Texas A&M with a bachelor's degree in Biomedical Science and from the University of Texas Dental School in San Antonio with a doctorate degree in dental science, Dr. Shillingburg completed a general dentistry residency at Fort Carson in Colorado. Read more.

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