Holding Dental X-Ray

Dental X-rays are commonly used by dentist to detect cavities, bone loss and dental lesions. A full set of X-rays, which consists of 18 images, is taken for all new patients in order to have a comprehensive exam. Recall X-rays, which consist of 7 images, are recommended once a year or every 6 months for all patients depending on general oral health. A Panoramic X-ray is taken to evaluate wisdom teeth and dental landmarks for patients who may issues with their wisdom teeth or may experience jaw pain.