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Dental X-Ray in Dubai UAE

Dental X-rays are used by dentists in Dubai for diagnosing & visualizing the condition of a patient’s teeth, gums and other surrounding oral structures for various dental treatments. These X-rays provide insights about a patient’s oral condition & the treatment required as it cannot be just confirmed from a simple visual examination. Cost of a single Periapical X-ray in Dubai UAE is 75 AED. An OPG (Orthopantomogram) X-ray which is also called as a panoramic X-ray is a specialized dental radiograph that provides a comprehensive & panoramic view of your upper & lower jaws, teeth & all surrounding structures in a single image. Cost of OPG X-ray is 200 AED.

Dental X ray in Dubai UAE

Uses of Dental X-Rays:

  1. For Detecting Tooth Decay: Dental X-rays can give information about tooth decay (causing cavities) that may not be visible to a dentist’s naked eye. If cavities are detected at an early stage, the damage caused by it is very minimal.
  2. Assessing your Tooth & Root Structure: Dental X-rays help dentists to analyze the structure of your teeth & roots helping to detect root infections, fractures or any other abnormalities.
  3. Gum & Periodontal Health: These X-rays can reveal the health of your gums & health of bone supporting your teeth thereby assisting in diagnosing gum diseases like gingivitis & periodontitis.
  4. Impacted Teeth: Dental X-rays are very useful in identifying impacted teeth such as your wisdom teeth that may require an extraction.
  5. Orthodontic Treatments: Dentists & orthodontists use X-rays for planning orthodontic treatments such as braces or Invisalign.
  6. Implant Planning: Dental X-rays can help assess bone quality for a proper dental implant placement.

Advantages of using Dental X-Rays:

There are many advantages by using dental x-rays for diagnosis such as :

  1. Early Detection of dental issues thereby allowing for a timely treatment & preventing escalation of dental problems.
  2. Dental X-rays provide precise images of your oral structures aiding in a very accurate diagnosis of your condition and planning the dental treatment efficiently.
  3. They help dentists explain directly to patients about their dental conditions & treatment options available by showing the dental X-ray images.

Disadvantages of Dental X-Rays:

  1. Although the radiation exposure from dental X-rays is minimal, there is risk of repeated exposure over time and should particularly be avoided for pregnant women.
  2. Some patients experience a slight discomfort due to the X-ray machine & the protective equipment used.
  3. In few cases the dental X-rays may not always provide a complete diagnosis of oral health and additional imaging or diagnostic methods may be required.

Procedure for taking a Dental X-Rays consists of the below steps:

  1. The patient wears a lead apron for protection from radiation exposure and is prepared for taking the dental X-ray.
  2. The patient is positioned according to the type of dental X-ray – like for detecting cavities or for evaluating a specific tooth or for providing an entire overview of your mouth, etc.,.
  3. Your dentist or the dental technician in the clinic uses a dental X-ray machine to capture those images while the patient holds still.
  4. Images are developed on X-ray film or digitally. Later your dentist analyzes the X-rays to make a diagnosis and plan the treatment accordingly.

Contact us for a FREE consultation for getting your dental X-ray in Dubai UAE.