You dont have to be pro to take an x-ray. See how easily you can take a digital x-ray.
No surgical or restorative dental treatment is possible without an x-ray.
Digitalization in radiography is a boon to dentistry.
The day is not far when auto robes will be doing dental procedures.
The era of standing in dark room and changing solutions has come to an end.
No more putting a file during root canal and waiting for x-ray film to come. And most often repeating x-rays due to processing errors. Time is the most valuable asset and those who value it achieve success.
Now everything comes on the screen with a single click.
Steps in a digital x-ray
- Placing a sensor covered with a disposable plastic sheet in the patient’s mouth.
- Radiation exposure
- Analyzing the display of a digital image on the screen.
Pros of a digital x-ray
Enhance the x-ray image capabilities by with a superior gray-scale. With a resolution up to 256 colors of gray.
Good contrast helps in the easy demarcation of any pathologic changes in the tissues.
With digital x-ray, the demarcation of the root of upper molar and sinus becomes smooth.
Easy Storage and transport
You can store up to 30,000 images.
The images can be even uploaded to the cloud.
Easy transportation of x-ray as you can keep them in mobile phones.
Less time taking
Most patient’s get amazed how Image appears instantly and get impressed with the size
Less time while taking a digital x-ray, increases your work efficiency
Now, no running for processing of x-ray
Measuring tools help in exact measurement for implant placement in no time
Zero Processing errors
Say Goodbye’s to all the processing errors
No need to check for c
Digital x-ray an Eco-friendly approach
No chemicals required for processing thus creating less pollution
Share the x-ray file with your colleague for reviews or case discussion
No darkroom required
Space in the dental office can be useful for other purposes.
No need of thermometer, timer or a drying rack
Low x-ray exposure
3-4 times less radiation exposure in digital x-ray as compared to conventional
Impress your patients by telling them, they are getting 90% less radiation exposure
Large image coming on the screen cant help patient but to get involved with the diagnosis.
You can magnify an image up to 300%
Patient gains much confidence in doctor by using improved technology
Cons of digital x-ray
A digital x-ray is quite expensive. It cost you around $3,500 for a good one.
You cant continue the treatment with an x-ray if your system crash.
Unknown sensor lifespan
A life span of a sensor is still unknown to us
Enlargement of the image on a big screen lacks the precision of the image.
A digital x-ray is an invaluable investment to a successful dental practice.
It is a perfect choice to take the first step towards digital dentistry.
I am so fortunate and blessed to have a better dental practice with a digital x-ray
My favorite is Gendex GX700.
Let us know yours….