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bite·wing ra·di·o·graph

intraoral dental film adapted to show the coronal portion and cervical third of the root of the teeth in near occlusion; especially useful in detecting interproximal caries and determining alveolar septal height.

bitewing

(bīt′wĭng′)
n.
A dental x-ray film with a central projection on which the teeth can close, holding it in position for the radiographic examination of several upper and lower teeth simultaneously.

bite·wing ra·di·o·graph

(bīt'wing rā'dē-ō-graf)
Intraoral dental film adapted to show coronal portion and cervical third of root of teeth in near occlusion; useful in detecting interproximal caries and determining alveolar septal height.
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This change may be explained because the use of bitewing x-rays for occlusal caries diagnosis has been questioned, since they have been considered more useful for interproximal lesions.
FDCS, Florida Dental Care Study; FMX, full-mouth series of X-rays; PAN, panoramic radiograph; BWX, bitewing radiograph; PA, periapical radiograph.
A bitewing radiograph displays the crowns of the maxillary and mandibular molars and premolars, showing the interproximal contacts without superimposition and the alveolar bone level of both jaws.
Intraoral radiography, specifically bitewing and periapical radiographs, represents the backbone of imaging in dentistry.
Determine if a checklist intervention improves the diagnostic value of bitewing radiographs and reduces unnecessary radiographic exposure.
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Bitewing examinations as a part of preventive dentistry--a review; 114, 882 (2004).
Bitewing radiographs were taken on individual indications only.
A content-based system for human identification based on bitewing dental X-ray images.
15) For the radiographic examinations, bitewing radiographs were taken from each side (two radiographs for each child) with bitewing holders (Jon Han-Shin PF 682, Jon Ind.
The new courses, 1) Performance of an Oral and Head and Neck Examination 4(th) Edition, 2) Intraoral Bitewing Radiographic Technique 4(th) Edition, 3) Going Green in the Dental Practice, 4) Transitioning From Paper to Electronic Records - A Process Guide, 5) Radiographic Quality Assurance for Film Imaging Systems 4(th) Edition, and 6) Making Pediatric Dentistry Part of General Practice 3(rd) Edition, can be completed online for continuing education credits at www.
8 Many of these new developments are bitewing radiographs, dyes, fiber-optic light transillumination, and quantitative light (or laser) induced fluorescence.