It is all in black and white to the layman patient. That is the imprint his likely to see once the presiding medical examiner gets around to showing him the diagnostic results. The patient is also comfortable, safe in the knowledge that he is under no threat to radiation exposure. And while more and more medical practitioners, mostly the specialists one would imagine, are turning to digital enhancements in all its technicolor glory, the old standard of X ray exams is still preferred by a majority of practitioners.
There is a good reason for that. But just what can x rays detect in Rockaway that digital enhancements have already picked up. It is pretty much Even-Stevens in some cases. In most cases, the diagnostic results produced by the X ray are more than sufficient to meet the medical practitioners’ immediate needs. Perhaps the dentistry and orthodontics practices are the two best and most basic examples to produce in this introductory note? Well, the fact of the matter remains this. The general dental practitioner still prefers his x ray during the general exam which is usually utilized for a new patient or child patient undergoing dental growth transformations.
The orthodontist, on the other hand, these days requires the digital imprint for prepping the patient for the placement of dental implants. A more graphic display that reveals pretty much everything is the order of the day. But even in extreme cases, the x ray will still be relied upon. Certain cancers lung cancer, even brain tumors, would be two unfortunate examples can quite clearly be detected via the black and white x ray. Finally, let potential patients be reminded once more that the X ray exam is inherently a safe medical process.