When you have unexplained tooth pain or concerns about other dental issues, digital X-rays offer immediate insight into what’s wrong. At Yonkers Dental Arts in Yonkers, New York, Alicia Schraner, DDS, offers the convenience of on-site digital X-rays for a thorough evaluation of your dental health and a quick diagnosis of your existing condition. If you’re in Westchester County, learn more about the benefits of digital X-ray technology for advanced dental care by calling the office or scheduling an appointment online today.
Yonkers Dental Arts offers the latest advancements in dental technology to provide you with the highest standard of care. Dr. Schraner and her staff offer in-office digital X-ray service for accurate diagnostics of common dental problems and an evaluation of your overall dental health.
You may need digital X-rays yearly to check your oral health, and during other appointments to detect issues like:
Dr. Schraner may also request digital X-rays if you’re scheduled for dental work, getting implants, or need dentures. Based on the results of your test, she can create a custom treatment plan to address existing dental issues.
If you smoke or have a history of cancer or other dental diseases, you may need digital X-rays more frequently. Children and teens also require more frequent X-rays to allow Dr. Schraner to monitor and track dental changes.
Digital X-rays are painless and take only a few minutes to complete. Dr. Schraner and her staff ensure you’re comfortably seated before they prepare you for the X-rays. You may be asked to hold your head still in certain positions as the X-ray technology takes the necessary images.
Because the information is digital, Dr. Schraner can immediately access your X-ray images on a computer to make prompt diagnostic decisions for your treatment. She can also use the information available on the X-rays to create a customized plan for addressing existing oral health issues.
Traditional X-rays use radiation to create the images of your teeth. Digital X-rays still use radiation, but usually up to 90% less than traditional technology.
In addition to using less radiation, digital X-rays are more versatile than traditional films. Dr. Schraner can enhance and enlarge images as needed to better understand your existing dental issues. If you need a referral to a specialist, digital X-rays can easily be shared through email.
If you have questions about digital X-rays or need to schedule a diagnostic appointment, call Yonkers Dental Arts or book a visit online today.