Digital X-rays have many benefits such as lower radiation, a clearer dental image and immediate availability. Digital X-rays are more than safe with lower power and low amounts of radiation. Now dental X-rays have such low radiation, even Full mouth series of X-rays has less radiation exposure than a 3-hour airplane flight or a single day of natural sources.
Radiographs are essential diagnostic tools that provide valuable information that a regular dental exam cannot provide. The information gathered from an X-ray is used to safely and accurately detect dental abnormalities and help form a comprehensive and accurate treatment plan.