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Digital Radiography

i-Cat FLX

February 25, 2013

At the Chicago Midwinter: One of the most exciting new products I saw introduced at the Chicago Midwinter was the i-Cat FLX. The most significant thing that makes it exciting is that the new system allows you to take a complete 3D image at a radiation dose that is lower than a typical 2D panoramic. […]

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Digital Radiography Myths

October 30, 2012

      Myth: The thinnest sensors are the most comfortable. Fact: This seems to make sense but on examination it is just silly. With this logic pressing a knife blade into your hand would be more comfortable than pressing a spoon. After all, the knife is thinner. Within the range of all sensors on […]

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Digital Radiography ROI

September 20, 2012

The number one reason dentists resist investing in a digital radiography system is the expense. The link below is to a calculator you can use to determine the ROI on digital radiography. DEXIS: Digital X-ray for Dental Practitioners. Contrary to many dentists beliefs digital radiography is considerably less expensive than old fashioned chemical film radiography. For […]

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Logicon Software

August 30, 2012

LOGICON Software is clinically proven to help dentists find up to 20% more interproximal caries on permanent teeth than traditional methods.* The new Autoscan feature automatically scans proximal surfaces and highlights decay sites in one picture, while detailing and saving changes in tooth density and lesion probability for each surface. via Diagnostic Radiology | Logicon […]

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Another New Product at Cerec Meeting

August 16, 2012

Schick 33 Sensor. The 33 stands for thirty three line pairs per millimeter. It should be noted that the 33Lp/mm is “theoretical”. Actual is different and frankly depends on which line pair guage you use. Never the less it is a significant improvment over the previous versions and based on the show floor demos the image is […]

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How to integrate dental digital imaging with your paperless workflow

June 25, 2012

Follow the link to my most recent DPR article: At the basic level you need to realize the terms “paperless” and “digital” are interchangeable. A paperless chart is a digital chart and a digital radiograph is a paperless radiograph. It is not possible to have paperless records unless you have paperless diagnostics such as digital […]

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Film vs. Digital Radiography

June 1, 2012

From David Gane For many dentists, transitioning to digital radiography after using film for most of their careers seems like a monumental change. However, the benefits for your dental practice (as well as the patient) are clear. Consider this chart via Film vs. Digital Radiography—Have you looked at digital lately? (Chart) | The Digital Image […]

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Harriett the Harried Dental Assitant

May 4, 2012

Find my most recent Dental Compare article here: Harriett the Harried Dental Assitant A light hearted look at an all too typical day in the dental office. The hero of the story is…of course…technology.

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Digital Radiography Myths

February 6, 2012

Follow this Link to my article in Inscriptions. Radiography Myths

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E4D Compass™

November 4, 2011

The first really cool thing I found at the 3D Congress is E4D Compass. E4D Compass imports data from the leading cone beam systems … and aligns the data with scans of the operative field via an E4D Dentist Scan of hard and soft tissues, models or impressions. via E4DSky – Dentistry’s Destination – E4D Compass™. […]

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Acteon Goes Apple

September 9, 2011

Acteon North America has released an Apple (OSx)  version of their acquisition and viewing software for use with the Sopro brand cameras. That means you can use a Sopro camera (including the amazing SoproLIFE that uses light fluorescence to detect caries) or even a digital radiography sensor and capture and view the image directly on an Apple computer such […]

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Quick Scan Low Dose 3D

July 25, 2011

Imaging Sciences, the i-Cat folks, have released a new low radiation 3D scan called Quick Dose. Quick Dose can provide the user with a full 3D image with a radation dose of 27 uSv. This compares to a typical digital pan which has a dose of 24 uSv. There is always a trade off with radiation […]

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Cone Beam CT Comparison

April 15, 2011

Thanks to Conebeam.com for the comprehensive chart linked below. It features 21 different cone beam machines and compares 17 variables like dosage and voxel size. CBCT Chart | CBCT For Everyone.

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