At Whitby Smile Centre the ease and comfort of our patients is our top priority. Our Whitby dental office combines both our exceptional dental experience with the latest modern dental technology, in order to provide the highest quality dental care and services to our patients in Whitby. As opposed to traditional X-rays that have been around since the 1900s, the digital era we live in now and the addition of computer technology has brought us an exciting new technology called digital radiography. At Whitby Smile Centre we are pleased to offer Digital X-rays. Digital X-rays are something we can all smile about since they are much more efficient, cost effective, and are even a safer method of capturing diagnostic images of your teeth.
No more lead aprons or blankets to protect patients from receiving X-ray radiation, which was required for traditional X-rays. Although, traditional X-rays are considered safe, Digital X-rays produce 90% less radiation, which means there is much less to worry with regards to developing issues from occasional exposure to radiation. With digital X-rays we are able to enhance the images, see details and make adjustments that are a tremendous help in our diagnosis. Additionally, once the X-ray is complete, it appears immediately on a computer screen, for instant review with the patient. X-rays are important because they can help us detect hidden issues that connect be seen be the naked eye, such as:
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the use of Digital X-rays at our Whitby dental office, contact Whitby Smile Centre and ask our dentist today!