bitewing radiograph


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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.

bite·wing ra·di·o·graph

(bīt'wing rā'dē-ō-graf)
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 radiograph

A radiograph that shows the crowns and cervical third of the roots of the maxillary and mandibular teeth. Bitewing radiographs are usually taken on premolar and molar teeth.
Synonym: interproximal radiograph
See also: radiograph

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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5,6) Other studies show a difference in the diagnoses of caries from bitewing radiographs between dental instructors at different universities, between dental instructors and students, and between dentists and dental therapists.
The three-function XCP-ORA dental X-ray positioning device consists of five different parts, three parts of which together make a specific assemblage for taking anterior, posterior or bitewing radiographs, respectively.
21 for bitewing radiographs when used for the detection of interproximal caries.
Table 3 shows the error that necessitated each retake for PSP plates and direct sensors when taking bitewing radiographs.
Although the prevalence rates have been reported using bitewing radiographs and OPTs, PEIR can be detected using either radiograph.
For the radiographic method, another explanatory variable was the technique used for taking the bitewing radiographs (whether using adhesive tape or plastic film holders).
The bitewing XCP comes with different types of film holders, one for taking vertical bitewing radiographs, the other for taking pediatric-sized radiographs.
In paediatric dental practices there were significantly more bitewing radiographs taken than in general practices, a finding shared by Hanes et al.
Standardized bitewing radiographs were taken with the help of an individual device made of self-polymerized acrylic resin placed on the film holder (Jon, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil), using Ektaspeed Plus No.
An American Dental Association study found that the four most common procedures rendered in children's dentistry were periodic oral evaluation, bitewing radiographs, prophylaxis and fluoride treatments.
Bitewing radiographs, D0272 (2 films) and D074 (4 films): The insured population accepted 94% of the advised bitewings.
Many oral health care practitioners write records that say, for example, "#3 MOD composite" for a three-surface restoration; "#29 RCT" for root canal treatment; "PR" for prophylaxis; "SC" for a scaling procedure; "HCI" for homecare instructions; "PC" for periodontal charting; "EX" for exam; FI for fluoride treatment and "BWX" for bitewing radiographs in the patient's record.