Why Are Dental X-Rays Necessary?

Many patients wonder why dental x-rays are necessary during their routine dental visits, or even during their emergency visits. Dental x-rays are an important diagnostic tool the dentist uses in order to diagnose and treat dental issues.  Sometimes a patient may not know they have a dental problem until x-rays are taken! The image below outlines the top 5 reasons why dental x-rays are necessary and it shows 3 types of dental x-rays.
Why Are Dental X-Rays Necessary? Infographic