Digital dental photography. Part 4: choosing a camera

Br Dent J. 2009 Jun 13;206(11):575-81. doi: 10.1038/sj.bdj.2009.476.


With so many cameras and systems on the market, making a choice of the right one for your practice needs is a daunting task. As described in Part 1 of this series, a digital single reflex (DSLR) camera is an ideal choice for dental use in enabling the taking of portraits, close-up or macro images of the dentition and study casts. However, for the sake of completion, some other cameras systems that are used in dentistry are also discussed.

MeSH terms

  • Color
  • Computer Systems
  • Data Display
  • Equipment Design
  • Fiber Optic Technology / instrumentation
  • Humans
  • Image Enhancement / instrumentation
  • Image Enhancement / methods
  • Lenses
  • Light
  • Photography, Dental / instrumentation*
  • Photography, Dental / methods