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DENTAL EXAM & X-RAYS
Routine dental exams along with x-rays are perhaps the best way to ensure that your dental health stays at the very highest level of perfection through all stages of life. Keeping your smile in great shape and avoiding dental problems as well as a wide range of other issues that can be costly and painful can be as simple as sticking to a regular routine with regard to dental exams and x-rays. Your dental care provider will carefully review digital dental x-rays when performing a dental exam to identify any health related problems with the teeth and gums.
Careful Review Your Overall Oral Health
Everything from prior restorations like fillings or crowns to regular healthy teeth is carefully examined during the process. Most importantly your dentist can identify signs of problems like cavities or gum disease in the very early stages in order to ensure that they do not become more serious. A dental or oral exam is simply a dental checkup. Your dentist will carefully review your overall oral health along with the health of your entire mouth. It often includes a comprehensive oral evaluation and follow-up checkups that help to ensure that overall health is maintained. Dental x-rays come in many varieties and types. Keep in mind that x-rays are a critical part of the overall diagnostic process when it comes to good dental health.
Seeing Deep Into The Dental Structure
From the full mouth series to bite wing x-rays as well as regular periodic x-rays and panoramic 3D x-rays, the possibilities are wide and varied when it comes to this unique kind of dental technology. Long ago before dental x-rays were available dental care providers were very limited as to what they could see beyond the surface of the teeth and gums. Today dental x-rays have changed all that and made it much more common for dentists to see deep into the dental structure of the patient’s mouth. Contact your Elk Grove dentist, Dr. My Huynh at Laguna Park Dentistry today for more information on preventative dental exams and x-rays.