Canadian Academy of Periodontology

The foundation of a healthy smile

Dental radiographs

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.

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