X-rays play a vital role in our dental office. Although Dr. Borsky has years of dentistry experience and advanced training, there are certain problems that he—or any dentist for that matter—simply can’t detect with the naked eye alone. X-rays go below the surface and clearly show decay, infection, or other problems that may be looming out of sight. That’s why we use X-rays in every routine checkup and cleaning appointment. We want to make sure that we catch and resolve issues as early as possible before they have a chance to cause serious damage or pain.
Although there may be visible indications of problems under the gums, such as an abscess or bumps on the gum tissue, digital X-rays help Dr. Borsky do the following:
Every six months, we will take digital X-rays of your teeth to ensure your oral health. Should we find anything amiss, our team will quickly address the problem and get you back to full oral health.
Compared to their traditional counterpart, digital X-rays have many advantages, including the following: