At The Center for Holistic Dental Medicine, we are happy to provide digital X-rays to our patients, to help reduce their risk of radiation and to give us a better view of your mouth. If you or a member of your family needs a checkup that includes digital X-rays in Red Bank, New Jersey, please don’t hesitate to contact us today at 732-530-4020. Our dentist, Dr. Glenn A. MacFarlane is here to ensure your overall health is our top priority!
Digital X-rays are one of the advanced diagnostic tools we use to provide you with the best possible care. Digital radiography has changed the way we take dental X-rays by making the process faster, more comfortable, and more convenient than ever before. Digital X-rays use a digital sensor to take images of your teeth, unlike traditional X-rays that use film. Digital X-rays use significantly less radiation than conventional film X-rays, and they require the use of no chemicals for developing the images. Our dentist can then instantly view the high-quality images on monitors right in the treatment room to provide you with efficient, accurate diagnoses and care. Our team is able to use digital radiography to identify and diagnose several types of dental problems, such as:
- Decay in between teeth
- Developmental abnormalities
- Improper tooth root positioning
- Cysts and abscesses
- Fractures in existing fillings
- Infection in the tooth nerves
- Bone loss
Dr. MacFarlane also uses a special digital x-ray unit called the PreXion Excelsior CBCT. This special machine provides 3D images to help plan oral surgery procedures, dental implant placement, sleep apnea airway issues, sinus conditions and more.