The benefits of 2D and 3D digital dental x-rays

X-rays are the best way for your dentist to get a good look at your teeth, jaw, and gums. Using an x-ray, your dentist can evaluate the overall condition of your mouth and identify any developing problems. With modern technology, that process is now quicker, safer, and more accessible than ever before. The use of digital x-rays can help to reduce radiation exposure, all while giving your dentist a clear and detailed image from which they can more accurately diagnose and treat issues. Long Beach, California, area patients who visit with Drs. Greg Campbell and Lindsay Leland will find that they can enjoy high-quality 2D and 3D dental x-rays in their modern dentistry facility.

How frequently should I have dental x-rays done?

We take x-rays based on the individual needs and conditions of the patient. Generally, The Greg Campbell DDS team recommends having routine 2D x-rays taken once per year and a more comprehensive assessment through 3D x-rays done once every five years to maintain your oral health. 

How safe are dental x-rays?

When utilizing our digital dental x-rays, patients are exposed to far less radiation than traditional dental x-rays. That means improved safety!

Can you have a dental x-ray when pregnant?

If you are or think you are pregnant, it is vital that you convey this information to Drs. Greg Campbell and Lindsay Leland. In addition to potential radiation exposure during the processing of dental x-rays, certain conditions might impact a pregnant woman and her smile. Before having dental x-rays performed, please communicate with our team about any potential pregnancy.

What are the advantages of 2D and 3D digital dental x-rays?

There are several advantages to using digital x-ray technology. They include:

  • Less radiation exposure
  • Clearer images
  • Ability to view images on a computer screen
  • Ability to zoom in on photos for more precise details
  • Easy storage in our computer system for fast recall

How do I find out more about dental x-rays and their importance?

If you need 2D/3D x-rays in Long Beach, CA 90807, contact us today to schedule your appointment. Drs. Greg Campbell and Lindsay Leland of the area are currently accepting new patients and families. Call the office at (562) 287-5175 to request a consultation with our team at 3960 Atlantic Avenue.