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Dental Cone Beam CT Scan

Digital X-Rays

Dental x-rays have been a valuable diagnostic tool in dentistry for many years.  New technology provides us the opportunity to use digital x-rays. 

A digital x-ray is exceptional and delivers advanced imaging possibilities that allows for a precise image of your teeth and gums. Digital x-rays take less time and you are exposed to less radiation. 

For those who have trouble with gag reflex, there is even a way to capture an image of the teeth without having to put a sensor or x-ray film in your mouth. 

Digital x-rays will help us to obtain necessary information about your dental health in a quicker and more comfortable way.

Dental Cone Beam CT

Digital x-ray technology has continued to expand and improve the precise diagnosis of different dental related problems. Joplin Family Dental has a Cone Beam Computed Tomography unit. CBCT scans are the latest and greatest technology available in digital imaging for dental patients.

The CBCT scan is used to obtain a 3-dimensional view of your upper teeth, lower teeth, sinuses and jaw bone. The Cone Beam x-ray can be used to diagnose the following:

  • locating the origin of dental pain
  • TMJ disorders
  • surgical planning for removal of wisdom teeth
  • accurate placement of dental implants
  • evaluation of the jaw, sinuses, nerve canals and nasal cavity

This 3-dimensional view is better than the traditional 2-dimensional x-ray to provide a better and more accurate diagnosis for your dental problems.

If you would like more information about this service, or have questions please fill out the form on this page and someone from our staff will be in touch with you right away. Thank you!