Dentist in Margate, Pompano Beach, and surrounding areas.

Vital Dental Center

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When you visit your dentists for routine evaluation, they will initially check the conditions of your teeth and gums. If they are unable to discover any abnormalities, then they might suggest you for a panoramic x-ray. The test will help them to understand the overall conditions of your mouth.

All about Panoramic X-ray

Panoramic X-ray basically gives a single image of the entire mouth, including the lower and upper jaws. The X-ray gives a flat image of the curved jaws which makes it easier for the dentists to analyze them. However, cavities cannot be traced easily with this X-ray as the detail needed to find cavities is not there in this type of X-ray. It helps when the dentists suspect any condition or if you are about to undergo treatments like braces, implants, etc.

Panoramic x-ray gives a comprehensive view to the dentist of your entire mouth. This is an extraoral procedure, which means the entire process is done with machines that are placed outside your mouth. The process involves projecting a beam through the mouth onto a film that rotates opposite to that of the X-ray tube. This X-ray shows the entire mouth in one picture which means that many oral problems can be detected with this one. So if your dentist suspects dental problems they would ask you to undertake a panoramic X-ray. Depending on the results of the X-ray, they will formulate the right treatment plan for you. This imagery method helps the dentist to undergo treatment like braces, implants, dentures and so on.

Benefits and risks

The best thing about panoramic X-ray is that it gives a comprehensive view of the overall mouth on a single film and that too within a short period of time. Another thing good about panoramic x-ray is that the radiation emitted is very less, so it does not cause potential harm to the body. The process is safe and is used by pediatric dentists as well. This is basically a part of your routine dental evaluation.

The Panoramic X-ray is an extraoral method, which means the imaging machine and films are placed outside your mouth. The X-ray will involve projecting a beam through your mouth onto the detector that would rotate in the opposite direction to the X-ray tube. If you need an X-ray, your dentist will suggest you do so when you go for a regular check-up. Thus it is very important for you to make sure that you visit your dental clinic at least twice a year and get your oral conditions thoroughly checked. Remember that it is important as the check-up will detect problems at an early stage and as a result treatment not only be easier and effective but you will also be able to save a lot of money.

To schedule your appointment for Dental Treatment please call our dental offices at

Margate: (954) 975-9779, Pompano Beach: (954) 781-6170.

Real Patient Experiences

We care deeply about helping patients to achieve better oral-health and self-confidence. See what real patients have to say about their experiences with Vital Dental Care.

We continue to use this place because they simply do great work and the prices are affordable compared to most others around. Need a dentist for your self or your child this is the place to go.

Lulu L.

I’m so glad to be a patient of This magnificent dental office. Fantastic team and Doctors . Make you feel like family

Marysol S.

It is the most professional and clean place that I have been. The workers are very nice and helpful. Once you walk into the office you are greeted with a smile and they are very pleasant

Veronica H.

I went to Vital Dental with a broken tooth with an exposed nerve. Had no insurance so I was nervous. Was in extreme pain and was seen as soon as possible. The staff helped me to cope with the pain and then Dr Williams and his assistant worked magic to stop the pain and removed the broken tooth. The price was the cheapest in town for this fantastic service. I recommend this place 10000%

Kerry F.

I needed emergency dental care and had viewed many websites before finding this dental office. The staff are professional, efficient and friendly! I was intending on them being a one time appt but have already switched Dentists after 30 yrs of same Dentist. The ladies are knowledgeable, very helpful and caring! I am very comfortable with the Dentist and staff and recommend this office!

Wanda D.

It was a pleasure visiting Vital Dental. Had been there before and decided not to go back but found that there is new staff and just the sweetest and very professional group of people. I feel very confident about my care now because of the reassurance I feel. Just the way my plan of action was explained I feel I have gone to the right place. Thank you.

Sharon B

Office Location & Address

Address: 279 S State Rd. 7, Margate, FL 33068
Office Phone: (954) 975-9779

Address: 2700 NE 14th Street Causeway, Pompano Beach, FL 33062.

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  • Office Hours:

Monday 9:00am – 6:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday 11:00am – 7:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday Closed