Dental X-Ray

Dental X-Ray

A dental X-ray is a technique used to monitor and diagnose dental and oral health issues, such as cavities, gum disease, affected teeth, and other dental abnormalities the naked eye can’t see. It uses a radiograph to capture images of abnormal teeth and surrounding tissues. 

Oral X-rays are categorized into bitewing, periapical, panoramic, and cephalometric X-rays. Each of these captures different types of images and reveals dental underlying dental issues.

What is the cost of a Dental X-Ray?

The price of oral X-rays ranges between 800-1000 PKR in Pakistan. It varies depending on your dental conditions and the dentist you choose. 

What diagnosis leads to Dental X-Ray?

Your dentist may refer you to an oral X-ray if he finds dental or oral health issues. With this technique, he will aim to:

  • Detect tooth decay

  • Examine tooth roots

  • Check for gum disease

  • Evaluate the need for braces or other orthodontic treatment

  • Plan for dental implants

  • Evaluate wisdom teeth

What is the procedure for Dental X-Ray?

Dental X-ray is carried out in the following ways:

  • Before the X-ray, wear a lead apron to protect your body from radiation.

  • The X-ray machine will be positioned near your mouth. 

  • Your dentist may use a bite block to help you keep your mouth open and head still.

  • The X-ray machine will be turned on and the patient will be asked to stay still.

  • Hold your breath for a few seconds while the image is taken. 

  • The process may be repeated several times from multiple angles. 

  • Wait for the images to develop or you can see them immediately on a computer screen.

This procedure is quite simple and takes hardly 5-7 minutes to complete.

What are the risks & complications associated with Dental X-Ray?

A dental X-ray is usually considered safe and effective for detecting oral issues. However, some potential risks and complications could be:

  • Oral cancer

  • Fetal health issues in pregnant women

  • Allergic reactions

  • Oral discomfort

These risks are relatively low and most patients do not experience them at all

What to expect after Dental X-Ray?

After an oral X-ray, there are no special precautions you need to follow. However, you may experience oral pain for not more than two days. You can alleviate post-x-ray oral pain with Ibuprofen.

Frequently Asked Questions

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