Infographic: Digital radiography in the dental practice
We asked DPR readers a variety of questions about radiography in their practices. Their responses may surprise you.
For years, there has been talk about digital radiography and why dentists and dental practices should make the switch from film to digital. We've heard the discussions about ROI. We've seen practitioners talk about the benefits of digital radiography for the environment. We've witnessed dentists tell us that digital radiography gives a the "tech-savvy" feel for their patients. We've also heard patients who are concerned about the amount of radiation they receive during a dental visit.
Yet, despite all of the talk and ideas being thrown around, there are still plenty of dentists out there who use film in their practices. For this infographic, we asked dental professionals what they liked about radiography, why they made the switch, and why they don't own a piece of equipment that they think might be the best for their practices.
Click below to see what our readers told us about their current and future mindsets regarding digital radiography.