Advanced Dental Radiography Now in Wicker Park and Bucktown
Dental radiographs, or X-rays, are an important part of a thorough dental examination. Digital radiography provides many advantages to traditional x-ray film techniques.
(Press Release Distribution) According to Dr. Elseweifi of Bucktown Dental Associates , dental radiographs, or X-rays, are important parts of a thorough dental examination. Some people worry about their exposure to radiation during dental X-ray procedures. This is very understandable in light of the relatively high radiation of some medical X-rays. In spite of the low radiation dosages of dental x-rays dentists are always concerned about minimizing the amount of radiation a patient receives. That’s why they cover patients with lead aprons during X-ray procedures.
Digital radiography is a form of dental technology where digital X-ray sensors or phosphorus plates are used instead of traditional photographic films. This offers the advantage of an 80% reduction in radiation. The technique gives immediate image preview and availability and eliminates the costly film processing steps. In addition, the technique is more forgiving for over- and under-exposure. Finally, it allows the use of special image processing techniques that enhance overall display of the image.
The same dental digital imaging module can combine other imaging techniques such as panoramic and cephalometirc radiography and intra-oral video camera imaging. Panoramic radiography produces a single picture of all the….
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