Everything you need to know about intraoral sensors

February 22, 2015
Issue 2

Digital sensors are extremely reliable and provide images that are incredibly diagnostic and high-resolution. They are basically a chip, similar to what you would find in a digital camera, encased in a hard plastic covering that’s sealed to prevent damage from any type of liquid.

Digital sensors are extremely reliable and provide images that are incredibly diagnostic and high-resolution. They are basically a chip, similar to what you would find in a digital camera, encased in a hard plastic covering that’s sealed to prevent damage from any type of liquid.

While early versions sometimes used proprietary connectors to attach to the computer, almost all of today’s digital sensors attach to the computer via USB. Some even have done away with the wire and communicate with the computer via a wireless protocol.

In a recent DPR survey, we asked you everything about your sensors-from how long you’ve had them to how well they integrate with your practice management software. Here’s what you told us.