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Dental X-Rays

Dental X-Rays in Natomas by Natomas Dentist: Haytham M. Abbas, DDS


Traditional oral examinations can provide valuable diagnostic information about the state of your oral health, but this is often not enough for comprehensive care. Dental radiographs, such as x-rays, complete this picture, accurately revealing the underlying structure and condition of your smile. This allows Dr. Abbas to personalize a treatment plan that will address all of your dental concerns, providing enduring solutions.

Proactive Care with Dental X-Rays

At Truxel Dental, we strongly advocate the use of dental radiography to detect otherwise hidden defects and abnormalities. Left untreated, these can develop into complex problems. Early detection allows Dr. Abbas to recommend a wide variety of conservative treatments that can be catered to your comfort and budget.

The following findings, revealed by dental x-rays, can be successfully managed with proactive care:

·         Abscesses or cysts

·         Bone loss

·         Tumors, non-cancerous and cancerous

·         Decay between teeth

·         Developmental abnormalities

·         Impacted or poorly positioned teeth and roots

·         Problems inside a tooth or below the gum line


Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

In keeping with our commitment to patient health and safety, our team is dedicated to minimizing the amount of radiation exposure patients experience during dental x-rays. Our Natomas dentists protect patients’ bodies from excess radiation with lead apron shields and by using modern, quick processing film that speeds up the imaging process, cutting down exposure time while collecting accurate, comprehensive images.

How Often Will You Need Dental X-Rays?

Your individual dental health needs will determine the need for dental x-rays. For new patients, a full mouth series is recommended. This gives a complete view of the mouth that, under usual circumstances, can be reliably used for three to five years. At check-up visits, bite-wing x-rays can be done to detect emerging dental concerns shown by these radiographs of the top and bottom teeth.

Dr. Abbas will take into account your medical and dental history, findings from your oral examination, presence of symptoms, age, and risk factors for disease to decide on an appropriate amount of necessary dental radiography.

Contact Truxel Dental Group today!

If you would like to schedule an appointment or have any questions about X-rays please contact our Natomas dental practice today!



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