We take three types of x-rays at Park Crossing Dentistry. We take “bitewings” once a year to detect any tooth decay or bone loss. The second type of x-ray we take is a periapical xray (also called a PA) which captures a specific tooth and its root. Many times this type of x-ray is taken to detect problems with the tooth root, deep decay or a crack in the tooth. The third type is a panoramic x-ray (pictured). This x-ray detects bone loss, wisdom teeth eruption and other abnormal growths or jaw issues. All of our x-ray machines are digital and provide the safest technology available.