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Beaming about radiation-reducing DEXshield

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john_james_headshot_webTeam DEXIS recently sat down with Dr. John James of West Lafayette, IN for a conversation about his positive experiences with DEXshield™. Here’s what he had to say:  "When I was looking for a digital X-ray system, my biggest requirement was an increase in diagnostic capacity — with DEXIS, I was able to achieve that immediately. I also wanted to be able to attain a more comfortable fit for patients. DEXIS Platinum sensors offered that attribute, as well. Now, after using the system for a while, I have realized that not only are we getting a more comfortable fit, we are also needing fewer retakes due to the size and shape of the device and also the holding system, which is very well designed. But there's more to the system!

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Topics: DEXIS Sensor, Dental Radiography, DEXshield, Digital Imaging, DEXIS Digital Radiography, Lowered Radiation

Thank you DEXIS

Posted by Team DEXIS

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The winter holidays bring with them both happiness and reflection — it’s a time of looking back on memories and looking forward to hope. That’s why this story, my story means so much to me. As Manager, Public and Media Relations for DEXIS, I have many reasons to be thankful. I am grateful to be an integral part of a company with a conscience. DEXIS gives back to the community through donations of equipment and time, through worthy causes such as Give Kids a Smile, Mission of Mercy, and TeamSmile, just to name a few. Attending these events has allowed me to meet the dentists and associates who use our products every day, and share their skills with people whose finances often preclude vital dental care for them and their children.

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Topics: ADA, DEXIS Sensor, Dental Radiography, CariVu, Dental Digital Sensor, Caries detection

Milk and Cookies

Posted by Team DEXIS

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Synergy is defined as two or more things functioning together to produce a result that is greater than the sum of the individual elements. Like the iconic pairings of milk and cookies, movies and popcorn, computers and the Internet, we also have experienced the combining of two great things that fit so well together that we ended up with something that’s even more incredible.

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Topics: DEXIS Sensor, Dental Radiography, Dental diagnosis, DEXIS Digital Radiography, Caries detection

What’s stopping you? Advice for Dentists using PSP

Posted by Team DEXIS

Content provided by Eileen Boren, RDA and Certified DEXIS Instructor

DEXIS_Platinum_sensor_close_upI recently trained a dental office in Washington state where the doctor was moving from an older imaging software to DEXIS® Imaging Suite software. While there, he pulled me aside to ask my opinion of intra-oral sensors. He was using a popular phosphor plate (or PSP) system, had been for many years, but the change to DEXIS software had him thinking about direct digital technology. His question for me was, “Should I replace my phosphor plates with a sensor, and what do I gain if I do?”

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Topics: DEXIS Sensor, Dental Radiography, Dental Digital Sensor

Keep Them Coming Back for Dental Exams

Posted by Team DEXIS

Ask any clinician, and they will tell you—rarely do people look forward to dental visits. Recently, the American Dental Association released statistics which show that fewer adults are visiting the dentist these days. While there are surely multiple factors causing this decline, most probably stem from anxiety. To counter this, dentists offer adjunct services, from spa comforts to headphones with pleasing audio, to help lessen the patient’s stress while receiving the dental care they need.

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Topics: GXS-700 Digital Sensors, ADA, Dental Radiography

DEXIS® Digital X-ray—Part of the Green Solution

Posted by Team DEXIS

Content provided by Eileen Boren, RDA and Certified DEXIS Instructor  I was driving down the Oregon Coast last week. It was a bright day and the sky was a vibrant blue, a stark contrast to the lush evergreens lining both sides of the road. Periodically there was a break in the trees, giving me a breathtaking view of the vast blue ocean. Oregon coast

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Topics: Digital Technology, DEXIS Sensor, Digital X-ray Technology, Dental Radiography

Hurry Up and Slow Down - DEXIS Can Help You Do Both!

Posted by Team DEXIS

How often do you hear people say, “Life is moving too fast, we need to slow down?” They gripe that everyone is attached to their phone or tablets or personal electronic devices. Parents complain children don’t know how to play outside anymore because everything is driven by electronics. Older generations talk about simpler times when we didn’t need all of these gadgets—when people weren’t in such a hurry. Yet, technology doesn’t always have to create a frenzied environment.

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Topics: GXS-700 Digital Sensors, DEXIS Sensor, Dental Radiography, DEXIS Platinum, Dental Digital X-ray