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Digital X-Rays

Michael M. Moawad, DMD -  - Cosmetic Dentistry

Dental Arts of Hoboken

Michael M. Moawad, DMD

Cosmetic Dentistry & General Dentist located in Hoboken, NJ

Do you want to have the most up-to-date technology at your dentist’s office to ensure the most accurate diagnosis and best treatment plan? If so, Michael Moawad, DMD, at Dental Arts of Hoboken in Hoboken, New Jersey, uses state-of-the-art 3D digital imaging to understand your facial and mouth anatomy. This helps Dr. Moawad efficiently pinpoint problem areas in less time than traditional X-rays or impressions. If you have any questions about digital dentistry, call the office today or book your appointment online.

Digital X-Rays Q & A

What is digital dentistry?

Digital dentistry provides realistic, 3-dimensional images not only of your teeth but of your entire jaw and even your muscles and soft tissue instead of having traditional X-rays. This allows for a more accurate and precise diagnosis and treatment.

For example, if you’re experiencing jaw pain, Dr. Moawad can use digital dentistry to determine if you’re suffering from temporomandibular joint disorder.

Why is digital dentistry advantageous to traditional X-rays?

Dr. Moawad only uses 3Shape 3D digital imaging to provide you with a more accurate diagnosis in comparison to taking X-rays or impressions. Digital imaging provides a plethora of information that can help in developing treatment plans.

In addition to providing more accurate information, other benefits of 3D over traditional X-rays include:

  • Reduced radiation exposure
  • Efficiently pinpointed problem areas
  • A holistic understanding of the problem
  • No need to worry about having a gag reflex


Seeing your anatomy in three dimensions, Dr. Moawad can study your images by rotating them and dividing them in half to get a 360° view of your mouth and face.

In addition, patients truly enjoy that they don’t need to have the gooey and gag-inducing bite molds in their mouth when they come into Dental Arts of Hoboken. Having digital imaging done allows for a clean and more productive trip to the dentist than the use of X-rays and impressions.

What is the process for 3D imaging like?

Going to Dental Arts of Hoboken to receive 3D digital imaging is quite simple. Dr. Moawad’s staff adjusts the 3Shape machine to ensure your comfort. By using 3Shape machines, Dr. Moawad is able to have images of your mouth displayed on a computer screen in real time so he can accurately analyze them instantaneously.

Because Dr. Moawad has more indications of any potential problems with one digital solution, he’s able to catch any possible serious dental complications which could save your teeth.

If you’re wanting peace of mind knowing you’re receiving the most accurate diagnosis to your dental issues, then come to Dental Arts of Hoboken to experience 3D digital dentistry today.

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