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Dental X-Rays

To see below the tissue and tooth surface, it is necessary to use dental x-rays as part of our pediatric dental care. At Georgia Orthodontics & Children’s Dentistry, we use the best radiograph technology available to safely and effectively view our patient’s jaw and teeth. Although dental x-rays are used to help identify cavities or tooth decay, they can also bring to light other health and orthodontic issues. These critical images are needed to ensure the proper medical treatment is administered for any dental or health problems.

The three most common types of dental x-rays are the bite-wing, periapical and panoramic views. The bite-wing x-rays are the most commonly used in regular dental exams to identify cavities and other tooth problems. Periapical x-rays show the entire tooth, along with the root and jaw, helping show abscesses and gum disease issues. The third x-ray, the panoramic view, is used to view the entire teeth, roots and jaw formation and identify any changes between views.

State-of-the-Art Dental Imaging for Children

Our team at Georgia Orthodontics & Children’s Dentistry uses the latest in radiograph technology to get the highest quality imaging using the lowest amount of radiation exposure for our young patients. Advances in dental imaging has made obtaining the x-rays we need to treat your child’s dental concerns faster and safer, with very little exposure to any harmful radiation. Our state-of-the-art equipment has a small focal point with high resolution to get the detailed image needed, with much less radiation exposure than a standard body x-ray.

As part of our dedication to your child’s health, our team at Georgia Orthodontics & Children’s Dentistry only use the safest techniques and technology when obtaining dental images through x-rays. To learn more about our policies and procedures for dental x-rays, contact our office today.

Our Patients Reviews


Based on 154 reviews

I was skeptical about going back into braces. Since this was my second round, I wanted something fast and affordable. I met with Dr. Patel and he was fantastic! He gave me different options, he was very detailed and he answered all my questions.

Karem M.

Dr. Patel is a gem of a person. My daughter is getting braces dine and dr. and staff make sure my daughter is comfortable with the treatment. Dr. Patel explains entire process patiently and gives time to answer any question we may have. Our experience is great and I strongly refer Dr. Patel for yours or your kid's orthodontics needs...

Dipal G.

Highly recommend Milton Dental Specialists!! They were so sweet to my daughter and took extra time and effort to make her enjoy her experience and be comfortable! As a parent this is much appreciated! My daughter left smiling and excited to have her teeth cleaned. Thank you Dr. Chong and Renal!

Natalie M.

An inviting waiting room with the front desk staff greeting me with a smile. Staff was very educated answering as many questions as possible since it was my first consultation for orthodontic help. Dr. Patel was VERY personable giving me all of the options for a plan of action the crowding of my teeth, and gave me all the information (time length, issues to be concerned with, financial differences) to help me choose the best plan for me. His details helped me to feel very comfortable with having to get braces as a female post 25+ years. I definitely recommend him as an orthodontist in the Milton/ North Atlanta area if you are looking for one. Best thing is that the first consultation was absolutely free!

Arti D.

Wow!!! What a great experience with Dr. Chong and Patel and their team at MDS. I was hesistant to send my kids to anyone but Dr. Chong just made my youngest feel so at ease that I knew this was the right place . And I’m now considering seeing Dr. Patel to finally get my teeth straightened after years of being apprehensive about my apprearance . Thanks to everyone at MDS

Jagdeep S.

Very happy with Milton Demtal Specialists. Having a dentist and orthodontist in one location makes dental exams easy while wearing braces. They have great hours and are very accommodating for kids in school who don’t want to miss school for orthodontic or dental work. Very happy with both the dentist and orthodontist.

Christy D.