A cost analysis comparing xeroradiography to film technics for intraoral radiography.

@article{Gratt1986ACA,
  title={A cost analysis comparing xeroradiography to film technics for intraoral radiography.},
  author={Barton M Gratt and Edward A. Sickles},
  journal={Journal of public health dentistry},
  year={1986},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={96-105}
}
In the United States during 1978 $730 million was spent on dental radiographic services. Currently there are three alternatives for the processing of intraoral radiographs: manual wet-tanks, automatic film units, or xeroradiography. It was the intent of this study to determine which processing system is the most economical. Cost estimates were based on a usage rate of 750 patient images per month and included a calculation of the average cost per radiograph over a five-year period. Capital… CONTINUE READING