Overwhelmed with the Upgrade To Digital? Here’s a Checklist to Get Started: Computed Radiography (CR)

When switching from film to digital imaging technology, ensuring you are comfortable with the workflow is important. Many doctors begin their first foray into digital technology with computed radiography—also known as photo stimuable phosphor or phosphor plate (PSP)—because the workflow is familiar (think film with faster processing times and without the messy chemicals). Computed radiography can be used for both intraoral and extraoral applications, but digital pans that include or can be upgraded to CBCT seem to be taking over this category, so this post will focus on the intraoral application of PSP.

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