Digital radiography is one of the most important new advances that our profession has seen in quite some time. The capability to reduce the exposure of radiation to the patient by 80% while increasing our diagnostic proficiency has astounding implications. With digital radiography, we are also eliminating harsh chemicals and other waste associated with traditional radiography that is an added benefit to our environment.

Digital radiography systems reduce radiation exposure to patients by 80 percent compared to film-based systems. This allows our office to maintain as low as reasonably achievable radiation, which in turn will minimize radiation exposure to both patient and operator. Unlike film, digital X-ray images can also be enhanced to assist in better diagnostic precision. The software used along with digital imaging will allow enhancements that optimize the image but does not alter the data. The images can also be saved on the computer making for a more “green” environmental office as well.

Dental Care South

Digital Radiography

Dental Care South believes the use of digital radiography allows for the highest level of service and care possible. This cutting-edge technology allows our office to deliver outstanding care while also being the safest for all involved. Our office has also added a Sirona Orthophos XG 2D/3D radiographic equipment that allows for the detailed treatment planning and placement of dental implants. With the 3D capability, our office can plan and also have precise placement of the dental implants to reduce post-operative complications.

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At Dental Care South in Tuscaloosa, AL we continuously strive to provide our patients with high quality, effective, safe, and comfortable treatments. Our dentist and staff are here to help provide you with the best dental care in Tuscaloosa, AL, so if you have any further questions about digital x-rays and if they are right for you, feel free to contact us. Take care of your oral health and make an appointment at your local Tuscaloosa dentist today!

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