One part of getting a routine dental checkup is to have X-rays taken of your teeth. However, you're likely wondering what all the various terms mean that your dentist is using, and how you can make sense of that X-ray on your own. Here are three things you should know to better understand your dental X-ray.
Know the Difference Between Radiolucency and Radiopacity
Anything in your X-ray that is dark is called radiolucent.