Film X-rays or digital X-rays? At our office, we have chosen digitally. Why? Because you and your dental health are our top priority. The advantages of digital X-rays are many: -70% less radiation is required than traditional film. -Digital allows for better quality resolution and viewing capability over traditional film. -There is no waiting time for a developing process. – Digital X-rays are far more environmentally friendly by eliminating the need for fixer and developer chemicals. -Digital X-rays can be instantly shared by e-mail.