The Role of X-Rays in Periodontal Disease Diagnosis





Role of X-Rays in Periodontal Disease

The gum tissue can appear at a normal level even with significant bone loss. Therefore, dental radiographs are needed to assess what the bone height is and whether there is any loss of the bone support for the teeth.

Normal Bone Levels – No Bone Loss

Normal Bone Levels – No Bone Loss

Normal Bone Levels - No Bone Loss X-ray

Moderate Periodontal Bone Loss

Moderate Periodontal Bone Loss X-ray

Severe Periodontal Bone Loss

Severe Periodontal Bone Loss

Periodontal Treatment