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Dental Health: What Are Bitewing X-Rays?

Last updated 5 years ago

If you’ve recently had dental x-rays, then you’re probably curious about why your dentist takes so many different images of your teeth from so many different angles.

This video provides an overview on bitewing x-rays and their uses. Bitewing x-rays are taken in a series of 2 or 4 and are used to examine the sides of your teeth and gums. While your general dentist can identify cavities on the top surface of your teeth using a number of instruments, bitewing x-rays are the only way to determine if you’re suffering from decay in between your teeth. Watch the video below to learn more about bitewing x-rays:

Can you remember the last time you had a general checkup? Give our cosmetic and sedation dentists with The Smile Design Center a call at (443) 275-9821 to set up a consultation and maintain your oral health.

 

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