When visiting Neibauer Dental Care - Culpeper, you will discover our usage of advanced image-making tools. Our dental imaging techniques deliver instant results, making it convenient for our dentist to identify the problem and recommend a treatment. There are different types of x-rays available for dental imaging. Our dentist will evaluate your needs to match you with the tools and styles most appropriate for your circumstances. Learn more about the dental imaging systems utilized at our Culpeper, Virginia, below.
Among the most commonly used dental imaging techniques, digital x-rays are useful as they do not expose patients to as much radiation as film x-rays tend to do. The imaging results help our dentist identify any growths or abnormalities in the gums, teeth and enamel with ease.
An intraoral camera is a small video camera that takes an image of the outside of the gum or tooth. The intraoral camera resembles an oversized pen. While simultaneously viewing a monitor, the dentist inserts the camera into a patient's mouth and gently shifts it about so that images can be taken from a variety of angles.
The intraoral camera is extremely helpful in diagnosing dental conditions such as tooth decay and cracked teeth and in educating the patient. Since the intraoral camera is used in tandem with a computer screen or television monitor, your dentist can easily show you, in real-time, if you have a fractured tooth or need gum disease treatment. A picture is worth a thousand words!
Time-savings that come with the intraoral camera are especially noticeable when your dentist needs to take several images at one time. Intraoral camera images are easy to re-take, print and duplicate. Printouts can be sent to dental insurance companies to strengthen claims. In fact, these images are so useful that some insurance companies now accept images via e-mail; the reduced paper trail cuts down on claim-processing time and is an environmentally friendly option as well.
For more information on the intraoral camera at Neibauer Dental Care - Culpeper, call us at 540-727-0093 today!
If you have any questions regarding the dental imaging services utilized at Neibauer Dental Care - Culpeper, contact our office in Culpeper, Virginia, by calling 540-727-0093. We think it's important that our patients are educated on the tools used for their dental care treatments, and our team is happy to answer your questions and clarify any information provided.