Digital X-rays help in the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease. They illustrate bone height, bone defects, infection, root involvement, tartar and decay. X-rays are also beneficial in determining if the disease is progressing or maintaining. Digital X-rays are also beneficial in determining if the disease is progressing or if arrested. Dr. Goodwin's digital radiographic system allows for quick on screen reference to facilitate your understanding of any areas of concern.
Oral Cancer is preventable, and, if detected early, can be cured. Upwards of 80% of patients diagnosed early survive! Symptoms of oral cancer can include a sore on your gums, lips, tongue or cheek, white scaly patches, swelling, numbness, bleeding or pain. Minimize your risk of oral cancer by avoiding exposure to sunlight, tobacco, and excessive alcohol intake. It takes 5 minutes to receive a comprehensive oral cancer exam that could save your life! Speak with Dr. Goodwin today if you have any concerns!