A dental X-ray allows Dr. Ledbetter to see detailed images of specific areas of your mouth. Among the various types of X-rays available, we offer the following to ensure optimal care for our patients:
For patients visiting our office regularly for routine check-ups, we generally take bite-wing X-rays once a year, periapicals as indicated, and panoramics every 3 to 5 years.
One of the most significant advancements in dentistry has been the introduction of digital x-rays. Compared to older film x-rays, digital x-rays can reduce your radiation exposure by as much as 80 percent. This is an important consideration for anyone and especially if you are worried about too much exposure for your family.