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Diagnostic Digital X-Rays


Digital x-rays

Digital X-rays of a patient by Dr. Freeman in Cohasset, MA.
X-rays are a primary tool for early identification of dental problems. Detecting issues with x-rays before they become problematic can save you money in the long run. Early detection can help prevent the need for more extensive, expensive procedures or surgeries. X-rays are primarily used to detect:
•  Internal tooth decay
•  Cysts (fluid filled sacks at the base of your teeth)
•  Tumors, both cancerous and non-cancerous
•  Impacted teeth
•  Teeth that are still coming in

At Freeman Dental Associates, we use digital x-rays, which have several advantages over traditional film based x-rays. Digital x-rays allow us to take x-rays with 1/5 of the radiation that you would receive from traditional dental x-rays. The worry of exposure to excess radiation is eliminated.

Large on-screen x-rays make patient communication more effective. The immediate observation of the images on the screen allows us to discuss your dental health quickly and accurately.

Benefits of digital radiography


Digital radiography has greatly enhanced the practice of dentistry. It allows the patient and the doctor to see images of the teeth in higher resolution on a large format for easier detection of problems, all while decreasing the radiation exposure to the patient. The process we use further defines the radiograph, resulting in clinically meaningful images that are sharp, detailed and rich in contrast.

Images are available instantly after exposure, eliminating the wait and effort spent developing and mounting x-rays. If an image needs to be retaken, it can be done immediately. Digital format also allows us to send and receive your images electronically, allowing for a faster consultation with your dentist.

With a clear understanding of your dental needs we can decide together what the best treatment is for you.
What our patients are saying about us


Location
746 Chief Justice Cushing Highway
Cohasset, MA 02025-2116

Hours
Monday – Thursday: 8am – 5pm

cohasset@freemandental.com
(781) 383-6555


Freeman Dental Associates—Cohasset | www.freemandentalcohasset.com | (781) 383-6555
746 Chief Justice Cushing Highway Cohasset, MA 02025
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