The Benefits of Digital X-rays

There are three main benefits for digital X-rays during a routine dental exam.

  1. Digital X-rays require much less radiation.  Digital radiography systems reduce radiation exposure to patients by up to 80 percent compared to film-based systems.
  2. Digital X-rays give immediate results. You do not have to wait for film, which takes time. Also, the dentist knows right away if the x-ray has captured what he needs to see or if he needs to take more images.
  3. With digital X-rays, the dentist can manipulate the X-ray to find more information from the X-ray that you have taken. The dentist can use software to enhance the image in order to make a more precise diagnosis.

An early intervention is always, always an important part of the diagnostic process.

Dr. McKeever has been in private practice in Pompton Plains, New Jersey since 1988. He provides the highest quality of general, cosmetic and implant dentistry and treats each patient uniquely according to their individual needs. Dr. Darren McKeever and the team at McKeever Dental Care can be reached at (973) 839-8180 and is located at 933 NJ-23 Pompton Plains, NJ 07444. 

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