Dental issues commonly start to develop inside teeth or below the gum line where we can’t see them with a visual exam. Using digital x-rays to detect these problems when they’re small can save you and your family the pain of toothaches or gum damage.
Digital images of the inside of your teeth help us diagnose decay or gum disease, but they offer other benefits as well. When we view the x-ray image together on your chairside monitor, Dr. Skare can point out areas of concerns. Seeing and understanding the problem yourself gives you the confidence to make informed decisions about your dental care.
We also choose digital x-rays at our Eagan, MN dental office because they reduce your radiation exposure by as much as 80 percent. The images produced become part of your permanent dental history, and we can access them easily as needed.
Since no hazardous chemicals are used to process your digital x-rays, they have no impact on our environment.