At Carlton Dental Care we use low-dose digital x-ray equipment which lowers an individuals’s exposure to radiation by up to 75%. When digital dental x-rays are taken, they are transferred instantly to our computer system and are available for viewing. There are many advantages of this type of x-ray. It is useful clinically to be able to zoom in and focus on important areas and details on the films taken. The images are easily transferred electronically to dental specialists or other dentists making clinical records more portable. This technology replaces the need for environmentally harmful chemicals used in developing the old plain film. x-ray.