There are several types of dental x-rays that the dentist may recommend in order to appropriately assess your mouth.
Different dental X-rays look for different dental issues such as between-teeth cavities, tooth roots, jaws, and sinuses.
Look for cavities between the teeth or where the teeth are touching
Visualize the entire root of a single tooth
Capture the entire lower third of the face to assess all teeth, jaws, and sinuses
Have multiple uses including panoramic x-rays, 3-D x-rays and extra oral bitewing x-rays.