periapical radiograph


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per·i·ap·i·cal ra·di·o·graph

a radiograph demonstrating tooth apices and surrounding structures in a particular intraoral area.

periapical radiograph

a dental x-ray film or dental imaging used to detect changes in the bone surrounding the roots of the teeth. Also called periapical image.

per·i·ap·i·cal ra·di·o·graph

(per'ē-ap'i-kăl rā'dē-ō-graf)
A radiograph demonstrating tooth apices and surrounding structures in a particular intraoral area.

per·i·ap·i·cal ra·di·o·graph

(per'ē-ap'i-kăl rā'dē-ō-graf)
Radiograph demonstrating tooth apices and surrounding structures in a particular intraoral area.
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It was not completely clear from the pre-operative periapical radiograph if the fused tooth was simply an adjacent supernumerary tooth and surgical exploration was carried out to reach a definitive diagnosis.
Periapical radiographs were taken after replantation which showed very good repositioning (Figure 2d).
The focus of the survey was a simulated periapical radiograph of a deeply carious second mandibular primary molar (Figure 1), along with the following statement: "A healthy 7 year-old child presents to your clinic for his/her first dental appointment.
Direct visual endoscopy, cone-beam computerized tomography, and periapical radiographs were used.
Routine intraoral periapical radiographs are not necessary in all patients, but they do help differentiate other dentigerous cysts.