There are many benefits of digital X-Rays when compared to traditional X-Rays. These benefits can include:
Digital X-Rays are also more comfortable for our patients, making it easier for dentists to share records with specialists if you need a referral.
Here at Severance Dental, we're pleased to offer digital X-Ray technology and all of the benefits that accompany them. If you have any additional questions about our X-Ray technology, please don't hesitate to contact our Severance, Colorado, dental office. We also provide dental care to the citizens of Windsor, Greeley, Eaton, Ault, and Fort Collins, Colorado.
Severance Dental is dedicated to providing you and your family with the best possible dental care. Our low-radiation X-rays are 75% lower radiation than other standard X-ray technology. In short, the sun exposes more radiation to the average human than our X-rays ever would.
Dental X-rays have a tiny amount of radiation aimed at a minimal area of the jaw. Moreover, we shield your neck and upper torso to protect those areas even with low radiation exposure.
Why does the dentist leave the room when taking X-rays? Our dentist or dental assistant might complete ten plus X-rays daily. Our Staff and dentist could receive ten times more exposure than a patient in one day and then increase this exposure daily.
According to the American Dental Association, the radiation you receive is barely noticeable, even with a full mouth X-ray. The maximum safe occupational whole-body X-ray exposure is 5000 mRem. Our dental X-ray emits about 0.3 mRem of radiation or 6 mRem for full-mouth X-Rays. You would need about 15,000 digital dental X-Rays to reach the maximum safe exposure level.
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