Dental 2-D images or digital x-rays are taken using digital sensors that transmit the image directly into specialized software. Digital radiography makes it easier to diagnose conditions because the image can be optimized. Digital images are viewable instantaneously. Digital radiography can reduce the amount of radiation exposure up to 90%, when compared to film. These images can be easily transferred to other specialists and insurance companies with the your permission. Digital radiography eliminates the need for dangerous chemicals and the waste inherent in film imaging.