Digital Radiology Imaging

Advanced Radiology Imaging Experts

My Dentist St Leonards is strongly committed to stay ahead of the curve and offers a wide range of advanced treatments and services, assisted by only the very best in modern technology. One of our premium services includes digital radiology imaging, which we offer from our clinic premises in St Leonards.

Radiology Assessments

At My Dentist St Leonards, we only use registered radiologists to handle our digital radiology assessments and reporting. Reports and assessments are also reviewed by our Dental practitioner, who discusses, explains and presents these findings to patients.

Our radiology services are open to both our regular patients as well as those who have been referred to us by other practitioners, with all radiology records being kept on a secure and private, electronic system.

Safety as a Priority

We keep radiation levels to an absolute minimum, while still providing you with the highest quality imagery. Our radiology equipment and procedures are completely in line with the Radiation Control Act 1990, the Radiation Control Regulation 2013 and the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).
The radiology imaging and protocols offered at My Dentist St Leonards hold current Accreditation issued by Quality Innovation Performance Limited (QIP) in recognition of meeting the standards of the Australian Government, Department of Health and Ageing.

Staff involved in radiology imaging procedures at My Dentist St Leonards all hold the relevant registrations and licences.

The Need for Digital Radiology in Dentistry

Why digital radiology? Digital radiology gives a clear indication of the structure of the teeth and jaw, and this process is actually one of the most crucial aspects in correct diagnosis. Treatments such as orthodontics, implantology, wisdom teeth removal, sleep apnoea and a wide range of other surgeries rely heavily on digital radiology technology.

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)

The Temporomandibular Join connects your lower jaw with your skull and the condition of this join plays a very important role in your overall dental and oral health.

We are able to assist in conditions of pain and discomfort of the TMJ by obtaining 3D images of your skull, using 3D Cone Beam Computed Tomography, to assess the symmetry of sinuses, jaw and dental structure. This technology allows us to give an accurate diagnose and treat your condition effectively.

3D Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) and 3D Cone Beam Volumetric Tomography (CBVT) and Orthopantomogram (OPG)

3D Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) is absolutely essential for the planning, assessment and design of dental implants and orthodontic treatments.
3D Cone Beam Volumetric Tomography (CBVT) is another important technology that allows us to plan and assess the removal of molars without having to scan any other unnecessary areas.

Ortopantomogram (OPG) commonly known as Panoramic view

Our Orthopantomogram (OPG) module is used to obtain complete 2D imagery of your mouth teeth and upper jaw so that we can effectively plan wisdom teeth removals, among other surgeries, without affecting other parts of the anatomy.

These images also allow us to diagnose decays, periapical pathologies, dental and oseo anomalies and densities, cysts, tumours, dental malformations and impacted teeth among many others.

Maxillary Sinus

Our advanced Sinus radiology technology allows us to get the perfect view of the anatomy of you maxillary sinus. This assists in the diagnosis of cysts and abnormal growths.

Bitewing and Periapical Imaging

At My Dentist St Leonards, our surgery rooms have been fitted with bitewing and periapical imaging technology. This technology allows our practitioners to take radiology images of particular areas of your mouth from the comfort of the dental share. This widely used practice is regularly used at our clinic.

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