Comparing Digital X-Rays to Legacy X-Rays

Comparing Digital X-Rays to Legacy X-Rays

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Considered unique and innovative, digital radiology for dental patients has clear benefits that cannot be overlooked. When comparing digital x-rays to legacy x-rays, the advances in modern digital radiology and imaging are quite impressive. The end result of this new and state-of-the-art technology is that patients experience a superior quality of dental care while reaping the benefit of reduced exposure to radiation. As a matter of fact, some estimates suggest that digital imaging can reduce radiation exposure by nearly 85%. With digital imaging, x-rays are much more precise, more focused, and more detailed. 

Quality of Care Improves
Quality of Care Improves 

Portability and storability are another big advantage of digital imaging for dental purposes. Enhanced digital radiology can detect even the most minute and tiny fractures and imperfections in a patient’s teeth. With less storage required, dental offices have more room for other advanced tools and equipment. Large storage files, papers and x-ray films are no longer needed. In addition, while legacy x-ray machines were large and bulky, Newer state-of-the-art digital x-rays are streamlined, mobile and much smaller. Quality of care improves greatly when taking full advantage of all that modern digital science has to offer. Another clear advantage of choosing digital x-rays over legacy x-rays is that there is no wait time and the entire system is more environmentally friendly.  

Disk or Thumb Drive
Disk or Thumb Drive 

With no chemical developing involved, there is no wait time and no damage to the environment. Another impressive fact is that digital imaging is easy to send electronically and easy to transport. When patients visit other dental care providers or specialists, they are able to bring their x-ray data with them on something as simple as a disk or thumb drive. Dental offices enjoy ease of management when it comes to digital imaging that uses state-of-the-art equipment. Training is simple when it comes to digital radiology and the equipment and machines are easy to use and less intimidating. Contact your dentist in Walnut Creek, Dr. Massood Darvishzadeh, DDS at Dental Implant Solutions for more information on dental x-rays. 

References:
[1] Advances in Dental Technology
[2] Digital X-Rays in Modern Dentistry

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