Digital x-rays are an extremely progressive addition to our dental office. Digital x-rays are computer generated images. These images require up to 70% less radiation than with conventional film type x-rays. Instead of using the traditional silver-oxide x-ray film that must be developed and then fixed in caustic and environmentally damaging solutions, the new system takes pictures via a small electronic sensor and it then instantaneously transmits a picture of the tooth onto the video monitor in the treatment room. Therefore, we can see your teeth and surrounding structures immediately. Not only does the new digital x-ray eliminate the usual wait for x-ray film to be processed, but it also is highly sensitive, so that patients are exposed to even less radiation than with conventional x-rays.
Panoramic Sirona Orthophos XG5®
In early 1950, Sirona was the first company to launch film-based panoramic X-ray systems and - since 1996 - has been consistently breaking new ground in the area of digital panoramic and cephalometric radiography as well. CCD-based Sirona X-ray systems have now been installed in dental practices worldwide. Day in, day out these systems demonstrate their enormous dependability, outstanding ease of use, and perfect image quality.
All ORTHOPHOS Panoramic products follow the same main principle.
The image quality depends first of all on the Panoramic unit - as the source of input. Sirona as co-inventor of Panoramic X-Ray, owns a great deal of experience which is build in all ORTHOPHOS products.
Sirona has pioneered digital Panoramic and Cephalometric X-Ray. Images of perfect quality are only available through this system.