Evolution of Image Receptors in Dental Radiology


  • Pernidi Satya Sudarsini Vishnu Dental College
  • Rajesh N Vishnu Dental College
  • Sudhakara Reddy R Vishnu Dental College




Image receptors, Conventional image receptors, Digital image receptors


The quality of a radiograph depicted by geometric and visual characteristics, in turn also depends on the quality of image receptors. Image receptors in dentistry have seen an enormous evolution trend from conventional x-ray films to the current generation of digital image receptors. The development of cost-effective image receptors is established in various types of imaging procedures. The current article provides an insight into the image receptors used in dental radiology. 

Author Biographies

Rajesh N, Vishnu Dental College

Reader, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Vishnu Dental College.

Sudhakara Reddy R, Vishnu Dental College

Professor and Head, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Vishnu Dental College.


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