Panoramic X-Rays

Panoramic X-Rays

One of the biggest challenges to making an accurate dental diagnosis is obtaining precise images of the teeth and underlying structures. Your teeth are naturally arranged in a naturally curved configuration that can make it challenging to get a clear vision of the areas we need to address.

Thankfully, a panoramic X-ray solves this problem and enables us to see the full picture to bring you the best possible treatment. At Dental Wellness of Milford, we are dedicated to using the most advanced imaging technology to provide superior dentistry.

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What is a Panoramic X-Ray?

Panoramic X-rays use a large, rotating component that captures images as it circles around you. These images are then rendered onto a single two-dimensional (2-D) model that shows the entire dental structure on a single plane without the horseshoe curve (hence the name ‘panoramic’). Panoramic X-rays can show the mouth as a whole, including teeth, upper and lower jaw, surrounding structures, and other oral tissue.

What are the Uses for Panoramic X-Rays?

Panoramic X-rays are a powerful diagnostic tool commonly used by dentists and surgeons to gather more visual information than what is possible with traditional X-rays. Panoramic X-rays are also used to map and plan treatment for dental prosthetics like dentures and implants.

A panoramic X-ray can also be used to diagnose:

  • Severe gum disease
  • Oral cancer
  • Impacted teeth
  • Cysts
  • TMJ disorders

Interested in Dentistry that Uses Panoramic X-Rays in Milford, OH?

At Dental Wellness of Milford, you can count on the most advanced dental technology and experts dedicated to your wellbeing. Call us today today to schedule your first appointment!