The FireCR features a reader and a 10.1-inch tablet computer which is positioned for chairside use in exam rooms.

The tablet computer can be added to the PC and features easy-to-use touch screen software which aids dentists with immediate access to dental images, allowing for chairside diagnosis and interactive review with patients about treatment options.

The reader is DICOM 3.0 compatible with existing systems and uses low-cost, reusable imaging plates in a variety of sizes including bite-wing and intraoral dental imaging plates.

3DISC CEO Thomas Weldingh said the FireCR Dental Reader features other automated processes including integrated UV sterilization and erase functions — the system sterilizes, scans, and clears the imaging plates so that they are immediately ready to use again.

"The image quality is controlled by 3DISC’s QuantorDent Imaging Software, which optimizes image acquisition, processing, and management," Weldingh said.