Are dental digital xrays just a fad, or are they the “next wave” of dental care? About one in every three dental offices in America has switched over to dental digital xrays
, and experts predict that the vast majority of dentists will offer digital xrays within the next 10 years. Using a much lower dose of radiation than traditional xrays along with a small “computer sensor,” dentists are generally able to obtain a clearer picture of patients’ teeth.
New dental technologies — dental digital xrays in particular — can benefit patients who need to have their dental records transferred to a new doctor. Dental cleanings and dental exams can be conducted more quickly, doctors report, now that they do