Technology at DB Dental

Our continuous improvement program means you are treated using state-of-the-art technology
DB Dental is going digital!

All sixteen DB Dental practices now have cutting edge digital technology consisting of digital x-rays, a digital OPG machine and Intra Oral Cameras. 

Digital X-rays:

Digital radiography is a form of X-ray imaging, where digital X-ray sensors are used instead of traditional photographic film. Advantages include time efficiency through bypassing chemical processing and the ability to digitally transfer and enhance images. Also less radiation can be used to produce an image of similar contrast to conventional radiography.

Instead of X-ray film, digital radiography uses a digital image capture device. This gives advantages of immediate image preview and availability; elimination of costly film processing steps; a wider dynamic range, which makes it more forgiving for over- and under-exposure; as well as the ability to apply special image processing techniques that enhance overall display of the image.

OPG

A panoramic radiograph (sometimes abbreviated as OPG), is a panoramic scanning dental X-ray of the upper and lower jaw. It shows a two-dimensional view of a half-circle from ear to ear. An OPG relies on tomography i.e. images of specific radiographic planes are taken to make up the larger panoramic image where the maxilla and mandible are in the focal trough and the structures, superficial and deep to the trough, are blurred.

Intra Oral Camera

Meet the CS 1500 Intraoral Camera: the ideal communication tool for any dental professional. Delivering precise, true-tolife images with each shot, the CS 1500 camera provides the visual evidence you need to educate patients and make more accurate diagnoses.

Available in both a wired and wireless version, the CS 1500 Intraoral Camera was designed for mobility and ease of use. Boasting a true autofocus and intuitive camera lightling system, the camera requires no manual adjustments and is easily shared between different examination rooms and chairs.

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