In order to provide you with the best possible care, it is essential for our orthodontist to accurately evaluate and diagnose your oral health. One of the state-of-the-art tools we use to do that is panoramic and digital cephalometric X-rays. While standard X-rays, called bitewing X-rays, provide us with a view of a few teeth and the supporting bone structure, panoramic and digital cephalometric X-rays allow us to view the full upper and lower dental arches — including all of the teeth, the upper and lower jawbones, and the surrounding facial structures. Using these X-rays, our oral health professionals can:
Using the panoramic and digital cephalometric X-ray machines are fast and comfortable. The machines simply rotate around your head and provide our orthodontist with high-definition, nearly instantaneous images that we can then use to evaluate your oral health. We invite you to call or visit us today to learn more about panoramic and digital cephalometric X-rays.