Dr. Borrett, Dr. Wong or Dr. Cheng carefully choose when radiographs (‘x-rays’) are taken. There are many guidelines that are followed. Radiographs allow us to see everything we cannot see with our own eyes, and enable us to detect cavities in between your teeth, determine bone level, and analyse the health of your bone. We can also examine the roots and nerves of teeth, diagnose lesions such as cysts or tumors, as well as assess damage when trauma occurs.
Dental radiographs are invaluable aids in diagnosing, treating, and maintaining dental health. Exposure time for dental radiographs is extremely minimal. Drs. Borrett, Wong and Cheng utilise digital imaging technologies at Bridgewater Dental. With digital imaging, exposure time is about 50% less when compared to traditional radiographs. It can also help us retrieve valuable diagnostic information with more precision since we view the image on a computer monitor.
Digital imaging allows us to store patient images, and if required quickly and easily transfer them to specialists or insurance companies.
Drs. Borrett, Wong and Cheng utilise Intraoral Camera technology that helps enhance your understanding of your diagnosis. An Intraoral Camera is a very small camera which allows our practice to view clear, precise images of your mouth, teeth and gums, in order for us to accurately make a diagnosis. With clear, defined, enlarged images, you see details that may be missed by standard mirror examinations. This can mean faster diagnosis with less chair-time for you!
Intraoral cameras also allows us to store patient images, and if required quickly and easily transfer them to specialists or insurance companies.