Canadian Academy of Periodontology
The foundation of a healthy smile
If required, the radiographs necessary for a complete evaluation will be recommended and used to complement those taken by your dentist.
Radiographs (X-rays) show the bone condition around the roots and the shape/length of the root. These radiographs are almost always necessary to finalize a diagnosis.
X-rays are also required to evaluate if your jawbone can allow the placement of implants.