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Dental radiographs (X-rays) are essential, preventive, diagnostic tools that provide valuable information not visible during a regular dental exam.
Woodgrove Family Dentists dentist use this information to safely and accurately detect hidden dental abnormalities and complete an accurate treatment plan. Without X-rays, problem areas may go undetected. The infographic shows what a Dental X-ray may reveal.
We are all exposed to natural radiation in our environment. The amount of radiation exposure from a full-mouth series of X-rays is equal to the amount a person receives in a single day from natural sources.
Dental X-rays produce a low level of radiation and are considered safe. Dentists take necessary precautions to limit the patient's exposure to radiation when taking dental X-rays. These precautions include using lead apron shields to protect the body and using modern, fast film that cuts down the exposure time of each X-ray.
Call our friendly team today to book an appointment. Our phone number is (630) 239-8624. We are dedicated to providing you with exceptional care, which is why we offer various financing and payment plan options as well as extended office hours and Saturday appointments.