Did you know that over half of dental patients have an underlying oral condition? That’s why we pride ourselves by being your leader for detecting issues as soon as possible. It is important for us to provide you with reliable and comfortable services in order to get you a beautiful smile!

What are X-Rays?

X-rays are energy used by radiation in order to detect issues that are not visible to the human eye. It is also called a radiograph, where it analyzes the entirety of your mouth. It aids dentists by making a proper diagnosis so we can treat your condition effectively.


The goal of using x-rays is to benefit in early detection. They include the following:

  • Locates cavities
  • Analyze teeth and surrounding gums
  • Checks the progress of developing teeth
  • Confirms the onset of early or present gum disease

Types of X-Rays

There is an array of x-rays that dentists use to determine the nature of your condition. These are:


  • Shows the lower and upper teeth
  • Used to detect teeth gaps and tooth decay


  • Entire view of teeth is shown
  • Used for patients who have a crown or require tooth support


  • Shows a visual of the teeth, jaws, sinuses, and joints
  • Used for patients who need orthodontic treatment/implant placement


  • Provides a visual of the bottom of the mouth to the upper jaw
  • Used for child tooth development, primary teeth, and adult teeth

Do You Need X-Rays in Texas?

We make it our mission to provide you with a beautiful smile for many years. X-rays are a great way to detect dental issues early with our best treatment options. Glauser Family Dentistry is your leader for providing a smile you can be confident about!

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