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Digital X-ray

Digital X-ray comprises radiological procedures in which X-ray images are no longer recorded on analog X-ray films but digitally. Instead of film, the devices contain a scintillator that converts incident X-ray photons either into visible light or directly into electricity.

Term orthodontics

Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that deals with the prevention, detection and treatment of malocclusions of the jaws and teeth (malocclusion). The content of the specialty is better reflected by the name Dento-Maxillary Orthopedics (jaw regulation).