Radiography is an integral part of dental treatments—playing a vital role in clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning.Radiographs are also important in the evaluation of patient treatment outcomes. Dentists across the modern have shifted to digital imaging in place of conventional film based imaging.Digital radiography has gained more widespread acceptance due to the many advantages it offers over analog films.The only disadvantage of digital radiography is the high cost involved in equipment and staff training and the need for computer based clinical practice;anxiety in converting to digital technology.Digital radiography is available in several forms as plates or sensors, wireless or wired.
Digital dental radiography has several practical advantages over film radiography, including:
Instant images produced that can help patients and dentists make quicker treatment decisions saving time and money.
The instant image display on a monitor with the ability to enhance the features and make direct measurements at chairside especially valuable in root canal treatments etc
Ability to store and share images online, providing access to the clinician through practice management software systems
The added advantage of back up availability any time and storing them on cloud computing.
Any operator errors can be corrected immediately taking another exposure immediately saving patient time and cost of another appointment.
Helpful to share the images for referrals to other dental practitioners.
Reduced radiation dose to the patient with digital radiography, so you and your patient can have peace of mind if repeat exposures become necessary.
Dental radiographs help our dentists at Smiline find problems not visible to the naked eye.Patient safety and convenience is what we highly value at Smiline dental hospital.Our digital radiographs are routinely taken at chairside to capture images of the teeth and gums.