Since dental x rays were first discovered in 1895, radiology has been used to study the internal images of the human body. During an x ray, fast electrons are produced in a stream until they are stopped by a metal plate. Picture archiving and communication systems, or PACS, have emerged as a way to efficiently store x ray images. Since PACS computers can display high quality, digital images on Pacs monitors, they are being used to replace film images. PACS vendors can provide you with this rising technology, as many benefits are associated with its use.
1. Pacs workstations eliminate the need for film archiving. When a scan or an x ray is