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What are the benefits of digital vs regular dental x-rays?

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Dr. James Wright
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Safety

Digital radiographs (dental x-rays) expose patients to much less radiation.
Some studies say up to 90 % less radiation. Staff members do not have exposure to the caustic chemicals which are present in the older traditional x-rays. Speed is improved from viewing an x-ray in minutes to viewing a digital x-ray in seconds. Digital x-rays have contrast and zoom and are easier to share with patients.

In brief: Safety

Digital radiographs (dental x-rays) expose patients to much less radiation.
Some studies say up to 90 % less radiation. Staff members do not have exposure to the caustic chemicals which are present in the older traditional x-rays. Speed is improved from viewing an x-ray in minutes to viewing a digital x-ray in seconds. Digital x-rays have contrast and zoom and are easier to share with patients.
Dr. James Wright
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Dr. Wayne Roccia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Radiation exposure

Digital radiographs expose the patient to a significantly lesser amount of radiation.
Due to the very small amount of exposure with any dental radiograph, damaged to your body from the dental x-ray is extremely rare. Digital radiographs can also be processed faster to facilitate treatment.

In brief: Radiation exposure

Digital radiographs expose the patient to a significantly lesser amount of radiation.
Due to the very small amount of exposure with any dental radiograph, damaged to your body from the dental x-ray is extremely rare. Digital radiographs can also be processed faster to facilitate treatment.
Dr. Wayne Roccia
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Dr. Gregory LaMorte
They are also shown a CRT or flat screen, so it it easy for the dentist to show significant findings to the patient.
Dr. Arnold Perman
Dentistry

In brief: Digital X-Rays

Check out the graph.

In brief: Digital X-Rays

Check out the graph.
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