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The Cutting Edge of Technology

Digital X-rays, also known as digital radiography, are an important tool we utilize at Growing Smiles. A computerized way of taking images of your smile, we use digital X-rays to fully understand the health of your child’s teeth, gums, and jaw. This allows us to suggest and provide the most effective treatment options. Digital radiography is used to detect:

  • Cavities and tooth decay

  • How teeth are developing

  • Developmental abnormalities

  • Bite irregularities

  • Tooth or bone fractures from dental trauma

Safety First

The images produced by digital X-rays are quickly available for viewing on our computer monitors, which allows us to show your child photos of their teeth and help them understand what is going on with their smile. Since digital X-rays use up to 80% less radiation than traditional X-rays, they are also much safer for your child. Our caring dental team has experience in helping children feel comfortable when they are having their digital X-rays taken. If you have any questions about digital dental X-rays, we invite you to contact our pediatric dentists today. We are excited to help you understand your smile!

Schedule a Visit Today!

Good dental habits are best established by an early age, and Growing Smiles is excited to be a part of such an important milestone in your child’s life. With offices in Richmond, St. Clair Shores and Chesterfield, we're just a hop, skip, and a jump away! You can also request an appointment online. We look forward to taking care of your child's beautiful smile!

I took my son for his first dental visit yesterday and everyone was so nice and helpful. He was a little nervous, but they did a great job of making him feel comfortable and he loved getting a prize at the end!


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