In dentistry, x-rays are taken even when nothing seems to hurt. The reason is, x-rays help to detect problems before they become too serious, helping you to save time, money, and discomfort.
X-rays allow us to see everything we cannot see with our own eyes. They enable us to detect cavities between your teeth and determine your bone level. X-rays are the only way to examine the roots of the teeth, and diagnose lesions such as abcesses. Dental x-rays are valuable aids in diagnosing, treating, and maintaining dental health.
Drs. Lustman and Cohen help by taking x-rays with a very low dose of radiation, using a lead apron, and only taking them when deemed necessary.
Drs. Lustman and Cohen are now utilizing intraoral cameras in the office.They serve as a great diagnostic tool. The camera gives us the ability to view pictures of your entire mouth on a monitor so that we can get an even closer look at any potential issues. In addition, the patient can see for themselves, the images we are viewing. This can mean faster diagnosis, with less chair-time for you!
Intraoral cameras also enable our practice to save your images in our office computer to provide a permanent record of treatments. These images can be printed for you, specialists, and the lab or insurance companies.