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Digital X-Rays
(Low Dose)

X-rays are a crucial diagnostic tool. Low-dose, digital technology makes them safer.

Orthodontics San Diego

Clear images with less radiation

At our San Diego orthodontics and pediatric dental practice, we use a cutting-edge, low-dose, digital x-ray device. It takes x-rays more comfortably and quickly, while emitting up to 80% less radiation than conventional x-rays. It also reduces the need for retakes and saves you time, because the high-definition images are clear and accurate, and we’re able to see them instantly on our screen.

Why do Orthodontists and Dentists Need to Take Dental X-Rays?

Digital x-rays allow Dr. Matthew Durschlag and Dr. Kristy Hayes to see in between the teeth and below the gums and bone. This lets them visualize issues like cavities and structures, such as the tooth roots and unerupted permanent teeth, in areas that can’t be seen with the naked eye. Having this full picture is essential for developing an accurate diagnosis and a safe, effective treatment plan.

Digital X-Rays

Benefits Of
Digital X-Rays


Instead of having to process film, with digital x-rays, the images show up instantly on our computer screen. If needed, we can even share your x-rays with other providers in just a few clicks.


Digital x-rays expose patients to up to 80% less radiation than conventional x-rays and require fewer retakes. We’re able to adjust the dose based on a patient’s age, and we exceed all safety standards.

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The crisp, high-definition images help our doctors develop accurate diagnoses and the most precise treatment plans. They can also use the x-rays to visually walk you through their findings.


Unlike regular x-rays, there is no film to develop, no harsh chemicals used and no waste produced with the digital technology. The process is better for the environment, our team and our patients.

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