Dental Imaging

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Techniques in Dental Imaging

We are a dental practice that uses various techniques to concisely diagnose any dental issues that you may present. We use these techniques to better offer you treatments that will treat your condition or to verify that a treatment plan has worked. Dental imaging provides our dentist with insight into your oral health and have proven to be very useful for our dental practice. The following are the dental imaging techniques we offer at Cook Crossing Dental Care in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Digital X-rays

Offering superior resolution with less radiation exposure, digital radiography at your St. Joseph dentist is an excellent way to help diagnose oral problems. Digital X-rays not only use 90% less radiation than traditional film X-rays but are also much less time-consuming.

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Intraoral Camera

An intraoral camera is a small video camera that takes an image of the outside of the gum or tooth. The intraoral camera resembles an oversized pen. While simultaneously viewing a monitor, the dentist inserts the camera into a patient's mouth and gently shifts it about so that images can be taken from a variety of angles.

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Cook Crossing Dental Care in St. Joseph, Missouri is glad to use these dental imaging techniques to better service you. Contact us at 816-232-8500 to schedule an appointment with our dentist at your convenience. Our staff is available to answer any inquiries you may have.