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Hale & Hale, DDS Provide Digital X-Rays in Santa Monica

During your regular dental appointment, our office will offer to perform a digital X-ray on your teeth. This is a new procedure that utilizes digital X-ray censors instead of photographic film, causing less radiation. Getting a digital X-ray is very important for dentists to diagnose potential problems which may be difficult to observe just by looking into a patient’s mouth during an appointment.

Once the X-ray is performed, the image is enlarged and placed so that the patient and the doctor can see it. This process is invaluable in helping dentists detect issues, such as cavities, as well as check on roots of teeth and the bone around it.

This new technology allows for instant images and much lower radiation levels. The sensor used to capture the image of the tooth are more comfortable than previous films.


The digital X-ray is quick and painless, and shows results right away, allowing you and your dentist to discuss any potential issues and how to best treat them.

Contact Hale & Hale, DDS today, or call our office at 310.453.9631 to find out more about our digital X-rays in Santa Monica.

Meet our Team

Drs. Susan and Brent Hale are a husband and wife team who opened their Westside dental practice in 1987. They have been a constant favorite of entertainment and technology professionals, community leaders, newcomers to L.A., and pretty much everyone who values excellence as a standard of their dentistry.

Dr. Brent Hale


Dr. Susan Hale


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Dr. Susan Hale, DDS

Doctor Susan Hale is a Southern California Native. She attended UCLA followed by Northwestern Dental School in Chicago where she met Dr. Brent. Susan follows the quote of GV Black (the founder of modern dentistry and the first dean of her dental school,” The Professional has no right to be other than a continuous student.” She graduated from UCLA’s TMJ and Facial Pain Mini-Residency and Esthetic Professional’s Mini-Residency. She has a passion for her patients and giving them a beautiful healthy smile, In addition to loving her time with her family and friends, Dr. Susan enjoys running, yoga, cooking and now a little golf.

Dr. Brent Hale, DDS

Brent was born in Michigan and decided early on in life that dentistry suited his personal qualities, and would allow him to focus his career on things he truly enjoyed. He met Susan while they were both in dental school at Northwestern University. After graduating in 1985, the couple returned to Susan’s native Santa Monica to set up their dental partnership. They opened their first office in 1987.