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CADI 8 is an Excellent Option for Transition from XrayVision4: 5 Reasons Why

The need to transition from XV4 is now an inevitability. We've found a great alternative in CADI 8 — in this article, we break down how it compares to the legacy Apteryx program you know and love.


In the wake of XrayVision4's support and nameserver cessation, dental practices are on the lookout for a reliable and innovative alternative. CADI 8 emerges as a frontrunner, offering a seamless transition with enhanced features that cater to the evolving needs of dental imaging technology. Here's why CADI 8 is Dental TI's top recommendation for replacing XrayVision4, backed by compelling reasons that align with what made XrayVision4 so indispensable to dental professionals.



XV4 compared to CADI User Interface
XV4 compared to CADI User Interface


Open Hardware Compatibility


CADI 8 stands out with its unparalleled open hardware compatibility, a cornerstone feature that made XrayVision4 highly favored. CADI 8 is designed to work seamlessly with a wide array of digital imaging equipment, including intraoral cameras, digital sensors, and panoramic, cephalometric, and 3D CBCT X-ray systems. This versatility ensures dental practices can continue using their existing hardware, making the transition smooth and cost-effective.


CADI offers advanced integrations with all dental imaging equipment and Practice Management System (PMS) options.
CADI offers advanced integrations with all dental imaging equipment and Practice Management System (PMS) options.

Broad Integrations with Practice Management Software (PMS) and Other Software


Integration capabilities are crucial for the smooth operation of dental practices. CADI 8 excels in this aspect by offering robust integration with various Practice Management Software (PMS) systems and other essential dental and business software. This ensures that practices can maintain a streamlined workflow, enhancing efficiency and patient care. The seamless integration facilitates easy access to patient records, scheduling, and billing, thereby simplifying practice management. For Dentrix PMS users, CADI 8 even offers Smart Image integration to view patient radiographs directly from the chart.


Interface/Workflow Customizability


CADI 8 recognizes the importance of a customizable interface and workflow to meet the unique needs of each dental practice. With its flexible design, dental professionals can tailor the software to fit their requirements, improving workflow efficiency and user experience. Whether it's adjusting the layout, setting up preferred protocols, automating image exports for your front office, or customizing image processing settings, CADI 8 provides the tools necessary to create an optimal working environment.



Examples of Different Workflow Customizations in CADI 8
Examples of Different Workflow Customizations in CADI 8


Since 1999, Dental TI has specialized in creating customized workflows and integrations for our clients that help you get the most from your technology. Give us a call at 1-800-672-5733 to see how CADI 8 can streamline your imaging workflows.


Advanced Image Enhancements


Dental imaging technology relies heavily on the quality of image enhancements for accurate diagnosis and treatment planning. CADI 8 introduces advanced image processing capabilities that meet, and in some cases, exceed those offered by XrayVision4. With features such as customizable filtering shortcuts, automatic contrast adjustments, and enhanced visualization tools, CADI 8 ensures that dental professionals have access to the highest-quality images. These advancements aid in the accurate interpretation of dental images, leading to better patient outcomes.



Default filter presets are fully customizable for your specific imaging devices. Dental TI can help you unlock better image quality from your existing sensors with CADI 8 software.
Default filter presets are fully customizable for your specific imaging devices. Dental TI can help you unlock better image quality from your existing sensors with CADI 8 software.


Ownership of Software and Data


In an era where subscription fees and cloud-based data storage are becoming the norm, CADI 8 offers a refreshing alternative. It provides dental practices with the option to own their software and data outright, eliminating the need for recurring subscription costs and ensuring data privacy and security. This model appeals to practices looking for long-term cost savings and greater control over their digital assets.


Beyond XrayVision4: What CADI 8 Offers


While CADI 8 excels in areas where XrayVision4 shined, it also brings to the table features and capabilities that extend beyond its predecessor. Notably, CADI 8's support for 3D imaging represents a significant advancement, offering dental professionals the ability to capture and analyze three-dimensional images within the same software environment. This addition opens up new possibilities for diagnostic presentation and treatment planning.



3D Imaging Features in CADI 8 (optional add-on)
3D Imaging Features in CADI 8 (optional add-on)

Another additional feature of CADI is the 2D Implant Module with over 25 different brands of popular implant systems. This feature allows a virtual implant to be manipulated on top of a panoramic or intraoral radiograph to help guide the placement and dimensions during treatment planning or show the patient for education.



Implant planning module in CADI
Implant planning module in CADI

For doctors who like to organize certain cases to explain treatment recommendations or present to colleagues, CADI offers a Global Library where choice images can be easily added and organized for quick access from any patient file.



CADI Global Library with case images added for quick access.
CADI Global Library with case images added for quick access.



Dental TI's endorsement of CADI 8 is a testament to its superior functionality and adaptability to the modern dental practice's needs. Recognizing the potential of CADI 8, Dental TI has proudly become an official distributor, committed to providing the same level of exceptional support as with XrayVision.


For dental practices looking to make a seamless transition to a more advanced and flexible imaging solution, CADI 8 offers a compelling case. To explore how CADI 8 can transform your dental imaging capabilities, contact Dental TI at dentalti.com or call 1-800-672-5733 for a free technology consultation.




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