transfer XRAYs from one dentist to another ?

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  1. rh71

    rh71 No Lifer

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    When you first go to a new dentist, they take a set of xrays. Is it possible to transfer this stuff from the previous dentist (was only 3 months ago) ? I would rather not have to go through that again since I gag easily. I don't want to ask my current dentist either since I no longer desire interacting with them... they've tried to commit insurance fraud on me in the past.
     
  2. KLin

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    If they're using compatible computer systems, it should be a piece of cake.
     
  3. Demon-Xanth

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    There's usually a charge ($10 or so) as a duplication fee.
     
  4. Metron

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    The X-rays are YOUR property... you paid for them. You can tell them to send them to a new dentist, or attempt to pick them up yourself.
     
  5. Zee

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    there should NOT be a charge to pick up the scan of your xray from the dentist.

    However, it does require you go see your old dentist though.
     
  6. Qwest

    Qwest Diamond Member

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    you can either pick up your set (which should be free).
    or call the old office, talk to the secretary and have her transfer them to your new dentist.