(801) 292-4440
1459 N Main St # 3 Bountiful, UT 84010

Dental X-Rays in Bountiful

At Dentist of Bountiful, we prioritize your oral health and the reason you smile. Our dentists utilize X-rays to examine your teeth, jaw, and gums. These images help our dentists in determining procedures, locating cavities, tooth decay, impacted teeth, bone loss, and planning treatment according to your needs. 

Dental X-rays are a safe method for assessing the oral health of our patients. If you have any concerns regarding your oral health or have any questions about X-rays, please don’t hesitate to call us today at (801) 292-4440.

What to Expect With a Dental X-ray

During your appointment, the doctor may recommend the use of X-rays to assess the oral health of your mouth. Depending on the type of X-ray recommended by the doctor, you may be asked to wear a protective vest and remove your jewelry, such as necklaces or earrings, to ensure your safety. After taking images of your mouth, the dentist will utilize them to assess, evaluate, and discuss a treatment plan tailored to your specific needs.

Common Concerns

Concern: Are dental X-rays safe?
Fact: At Dentist of Bountiful, we prioritize the safety of our patients by utilizing modern technology to minimize radiation exposure during dental X-rays. Making sure X-rays are a safe method for patients of all ages to take specialized images for the doctor to assess oral health.

Concern: How often do I need dental X-rays?
Fact: The frequency of X-rays may depend on each individual case. The main factor requiring the need for X-rays is the patient’s oral health. Typically, it is recommended to get X-rays once a year during dental visits to assess the oral health of the patient.

Call our office today to book your appointment and take the first step towards optimal dental health! (801) 292-4440

Frequently Asked Questions

Dental X-rays are specialized images used to examine oral health. These images play a crucial role in the dental field and can identify various issues, including cavities, impacted teeth, jawbone damage, and others. The information provided by X-rays is crucial for planning treatments for dental issues.

Dental X-rays are a safe method for assessing patients’ teeth. At Dentist of Bountiful, we have qualified professionals who prioritize patient safety and follow procedures to ensure it. Depending on the type of X-ray, we may request the removal of jewelry or provide a special vest to reduce radiation exposure.

The frequency may depend on each individual case. It is recommended to have dental X-rays taken once a year for the dentist to examine oral dental health during dental visits.

The dentist may recommend various types of X-rays based on the patient’s needs. Each type is used in different situations to either diagnose needed treatment or show the patient during treatment planning. The different types of X-rays can include capturing the upper and lower back teeth, the entire tooth from crown to root, and providing a broad view of the jaws, teeth, sinuses, and nasal area.

The dentist will recommend the necessary number of X-rays based on each individual case. During dental check-ups, it may be required to use X-rays to examine the teeth and ensure their health.

It is important to inform the dentist if you are pregnant. Depending on your health, the dentist will decide whether to postpone X-rays or use special precautions to minimize radiation exposure.

Digital imaging is an advanced method of X-rays that exposes patients to even less radiation. It involves capturing clear pictures of the teeth. Depending on the complexity of the patient’s case, the doctor may prefer to use this method to obtain a more detailed, dimensional picture of the teeth for evaluating implants or the jawbone.

The information provided by X-rays is important for the dentist to assess oral health. X-rays help in treatment planning by diagnosing issues in your teeth, bones, and gums and providing information for procedures such as tooth extractions, root canals, dental implants, etc.

Informing the dentist about medical conditions and medication is important before getting X-rays. Typically, no special preparation is required. However, we may ask you to remove glasses, jewelry, and any metal objects that could get in the way of the image.

Yes, dentists may use X-rays to examine the oral health of children. Pediatric dentists use lower radiation settings, making the method a safe procedure to assess the teeth.

BOOKING HOURS

M 7-4 | Tu 7-4 | Wed 7-4 | Th 7-4 | Fr 7-4

We are OPEN for ALL dental care procedures and emergency needs. Protecting the health and safety of our patients, families, and team members remains our number one priority.

Free $50 Gift Card*

$50 Gift Card when you complete an appointment with us!

*Redeemable after completed paid treatment. Must be a new patient our organization (all locations). The patient will receive a gift card via email or SMS after completion of their appointment. Cannot be combined with other offers or dental discount plans.

Free Exam & X-rays^

For New Patients without insurance we offer Free Exam and X-rays!

^For New Patients that do not have dental insurance. New patients must be 18 or older to receive free exam and x-rays. Discounts cannot be combined with other offers or dental discount plans. Additional fees may be included in individual cases.

$99 Hygiene Visit^^

For New Patients without insurance we offer Free Exam and X-rays!

^^For new patients without dental insurance. Includes Exam, X-Ray and Routine Cleaning. A Periodontal Cleaning requires additional fees, and rescheduled for further treatment. Cannot be combined with other offers or dental discount plans.

Dentist of Bountiful

Hours

M 7-4 | Tu 7-4 | Wed 7-4 | Th 7-4 | Fr 7-4

Contact

1459 N Main St # 3

Bountiful, UT 84010

(801) 292-4440