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I Dont Have To Wait ?

You no longer have to sit there for fifteen minutes and wait for X-ray film to develop...and develop. The on-screen picture will look like an X-ray image but a lot bigger, 400 percent bigger! With one mouse click, your dentist can zoom in on a single tooth, rotate it, sharpen it and colorize it - all to explain your treatment procedure. Want to take home that stunning tooth image? Your dentist can print out a color copy for you.

 

How It Works

Your dentist places a small, flat sensor in your mouth. The sensor is connected to a computer by a thin wire. Next, an X-ray beam is sent through your teeth and into the sensor, which records the image of your teeth and sends it to the computer. The sensor can then be repositioned to photograph other sections of your teeth.

 

Why It's Good: Why It's Good

Your dental checkups take less time. Because the Digital X-ray system is more sensitive than X-ray film systems, your exposure to X rays is cut as much as 90 percent. (Your dentist and staff receive less exposure, too.) The large and color-enhanced images let you see what your dentist sees, so it's easier for you to understand how your dentist will treat your teeth. You fees don't include payment for photographic chemicals, film, processing or film storage. Used photo chemicals and film are not dumped into the environment. Finally, it’s a blast to watch this system work! Most patients are amazed.

 

How It Could Be Better

Because the sensors are rigid, they can be hard to position and can cause some mouth discomfort, particularly for small children. Digital X-ray equipment is very expensive. And because it is expensive, not all dentists have a digital X-ray system. You may have to do some exploring to find a dentist who has one.

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Wed-Thurs 8-4
Fri Closed
Every Other Sat 8-2
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3975 Garden Street North
Unit 3C, Whitby, ON
L1R 3A4



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