In order to provide your child with the best possible care, it is essential for our pediatric dentists to accurately evaluate and diagnose your child's oral health. One of the state-of-the-art tools we use to do that is panoramic 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 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 panoramic X-rays, our oral health professionals can:
Using the panoramic X-ray machine is fast and comfortable. The machine simply rotates around your child's head and provides our pediatric dentists with high-definition, nearly-instantaneous images that we can then use to evaluate their oral health. We invite you to call or visit us today to learn more about panoramic X-rays.