X-RAY and CT Scan

A dental 3D scan allows clinicians to view dental anatomy from different angles. 3D scan can help gain a better view of bone structures, such as adjacent root positions, in order to locate canals and root fractures, as well as provide the ability to more accurately measure anatomical structures

Will a CT scan show a tooth infection?

An X-ray of the aching tooth can help identify an abscess. Your dentist may also use X-rays to determine whether the infection has spread, causing abscesses in other areas. Recommend a CT scan. If the infection has spread to other areas within the neck, a CT scan may be used to assess the extent of the infection.

Are dental CT scans safe?

It is safe due to digital technology, patient will get less X-RAY radiation than conventional one.

Do you need a CT scan for dental implants?

Getting a CT Scan is a key element before proceeding with orthodontic or implant dental care. Before you even sit down to get dental implants, you’ll need this scan. This is to your benefit as the technology allows for a more accurate reading of your teeth’s condition

How long does a dental CT scan take?

The positioning takes a few minutes, but each scan takes less than a minute to perform. You may need more than one scan depending on the reason for your examination.


    A:Most will start by asking you a few general health questions and enquire whether you have experienced any dental problems or pain. Your dentist should then carry out a full dental examination of the soft tissue lining of your mouth, teeth and gums.
    A:The dentist will give you advice about how to care for your child’s early teeth. As your child gets older, he or she should have dental checkups as often as the dentist advises. Most dentists recommend a dental visit every six months to help prevent cavities and other problems.
    A:Every 6 months to remove tartar accumulation, which can develop to more serious condition. Additional to cleaning, patient will receive a check up to maintain good oral health condition and enhance oral hygiene instruction.
    At the ivory dental clinic, we have “Air flow” machine which can thoroughly remove stubborn stains. The patients can be ensured that you will leave the clinic with a fresh clean smile! Your teeth will also be cleaned at your visit. Brushing and flossing help clean the plaque from your teeth, but you can’t remove tartar at home. During the cleaning, your dental professional will use special tools to remove tartar. This is called scaling.
    A:Be sure to take care of your teeth and gums between regular dental visits. Plaque is always forming on your teeth, but you can manage it by brushing and flossing regularly. Here are some tips for good oral care at home.
  • Brush your teeth at least twice a day. Be sure to use a toothpaste that contains fluoride.
  • Floss daily.
    A: Silver amalgam fillings can last from 10 to 15 years before they need to be replaced. Composite resin fillings don’t last as long. You may need to replace them every five to seven years.