Digital Imaging in Dentistry: An Overview
Digital radiography has been available in dentistry for more than 25 years, but it has not replaced conventional film-based radiography completely. This could be because of the costs involved in replacing conventional radiographic equipment with a digital imaging system, or because implementing new technology in the dental practice requires a bit of courage. As use of digital radiography becomes more common, many dentists are wondering if and how they can replace conventional film-based imaging with a digital system. This article presents an overview of the different technologies used for digital imaging in dentistry with a broad overview of the benefits and limitations of digital imaging. The principles of direct and indirect digital imaging modalities, image processing and image analysis will be discussed.
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Dhir, P., David, C. M., G., K., Sharma, V., & Girdhar, V. (2014). Digital Imaging in Dentistry: An Overview. International Journal of Medical and Dental Sciences, 3(2), 524–532. https://doi.org/10.18311/ijmds/2014/19771
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