In the past, dentists used traditional X-rays to see what the naked eye couldn’t, and they were developed slowly with the help of a darkroom and hazardous chemicals. Even worse is the fact that patients had to undergo a significant dose of radiation for them to be taken. Today, our team here at Aesthetic & Family Dentistry is happy to offer a revolutionary alternative: digital radiography. With the help of this advanced system, Dr. Yelena Obholz and the rest of our team can accurately diagnose your dental problems and access this valuable information in a much simpler, faster, and safer way.
The various benefits of digital X-rays include:
- Digital X-rays involve 90% less radiation
- There’s no waiting required – the detailed image we capture of your oral structures is instantly viewable on a nearby monitor.
- Because the X-ray is digitized, we can rotate it, magnify it, adjust the contrast, and even color-code it in order to make patient education that much simpler and clearer.
- Digital X-rays can be transferred easily to other practices or specialists if necessary.
- The X-ray files can be stored online, eliminating the need for inconvenient filing cabinets.
- Digital X-rays are much more environmentally friendly, due to their ability to be copied and transferred as many times as necessary in a digital fashion.
You and your loved ones deserve exceptional care, and that’s just what our dental team will provide here in Washington, DC. Contact Aesthetic & Family Dentistry of Washington today if you have any questions, or if you’re ready to schedule an appointment with Dr. Obholz. Our office is easily accessible for patients who live or work in the American University, Georgetown, Embassy Row, and Tenley Circle areas.