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Vol. 71, No. 9
ISSN: 1488-2159
October 2005


Introducing Digital Radiography in the Dental Office: An Overview


• C. Grace Petrikowski, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C) •

A b s t r a c t

Digital radiography is gaining in popularity and many dentists are considering changing from a film-based system to this new technology. Dentists must clearly define their objectives for adopting digital radiography and be aware of the problems that may be encountered with this equipment, so that they can make an informed purchasing decision. This article provides an overview of digital radiographic equipment, experiences users have had with this technology and factors to consider when deciding to purchase a DR system.


MeSH Key Words: comparative study; radiography, dental, digital/instrumentation; technology, dental
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