Using the Scan-X Scanner - Scanning Exposed Plates

Learning how to scan Exposed Plates

Using the Scan-X Scanner - Scanning Exposed Plates

  1. Ready correct plate guides (size 1 or size 2)
  2. Make sure the Scan-X machine is powered up
  3. Log into Eaglesoft (ES) 
  4. Click on the Patient button, type in the name of patient, and then select use, at the bottom
  5. From bottom left side of screen, click New Exams
  6. Click on the template that matches the plates you exposed (ex. 18 FMX Horizontal- Scan X Network)
  7. Click Acquire on the top right of tool bar.  
  8. Wait for TWAIN- ScanX Intraoral preview screen, wait for it to say Device Ready.  

TWAIN-ScanX Intraoral View

  • Note:  Empty template orientation of films is OPPOSITE of how they will appear in the mount so horizontal will appear as a vertical plate and vertical will appear as horizontal
  1. Check scanner machine screen for Green bars. The scanner is ready to accept plates.
  2. Open barrier of plate labeled #1
  3. Remove plate guide from the far-left side of machine, hold plate by edges and load plate with the lettering facing out and the small a entering the machine first. 
  4. Snap in guide and push down on plastic lever to engage machine.
  5. Green bar on scanner screen will turn yellow.  DO NOT place another plate into this slot until the bar turns back to green.
  6. Open barrier for plate labeled #2 and placed in second guide moving in order from left to right on the Scanner. There are four slots that can be used to accept the plates.
  7. If plates are loaded in order into the scanner, they will load into the template correctly and there will be no need for mounting.
  8. As plates are scanned, they will be erased so the plates will be ready for the next patient. 
  9. When all plates have been scanned in, click on the tooth icon (save all marked images), upper right corner on the VistaEasyView screen  

VistaEasyView Intraoral Standard

  • Note: If the VistaEasyView window disappears, minimize the window that you are on and it should be there.  
  1. Then click close on the TWAIN screen.                 

TWAIN-ScanX Intraoral View

  1.     The images will load into the template.








Keywords:scanner, scan, Dental, clinic, scanx   Doc ID:109244
Owner:Bruce V.Group:Fox Valley Technical College
Created:2021-02-19 13:27 CSTUpdated:2021-02-19 13:29 CST
Sites:Fox Valley Technical College
CleanURL:https://kb.fvtc.edu/scanx
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