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Tokyo: your local dentist

Local Sangenjaya dentist chair now includes a retrofitted flat screen TV (below) used for showing DVDs to fearful punters (Wallace & Gromit on heavy rotation since you ask) and is used to display x-rays shortly after they are taken. How long before visual dental record data such as x-rays can be digitally picked up by customers on the way out? Or simply forwarded to your secure home account? Along the lines of the near field communications.