Dental radiology. Role of plain radiographic examination.

  title={Dental radiology. Role of plain radiographic examination.},
  author={Harry M. Rosenberg},
  journal={Radiologic clinics of North America},
  volume={31 1},
When a patient presents to a dental office, the imaging modality selected by the dentist is determined by the clinical examination and symptoms. Pain, swelling, or paresthesia usually results in a screening panoramic radiograph. Once a suspicious area is detected, other plain films can be used to provide greater detail. Caries and its sequela and… CONTINUE READING