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Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology


Importance of radiographs in edentulous patients


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Author Details : Suresh K. Sachdeva, Mohsin M. Tak, Avinash L. Kashid, Purnendu Rout

Volume : 4, Issue : 2, Year : 2018

Article Page : 64-65


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Abstract

Panoramic radiographs are often used to screen edentulous patients before complete denture fabrication. However routine use of OPG (Orthopantomogram) of edentulous patients is being questioned because of the cumulative effects and cost of radiation exposure. However, the recent studies have shown that the pre-treatment radiographic examination of edentulous patients is critical in the treatment planning, as it has revealed significant findings, which are not visible clinically.

Keywords: Edentulous, Orthopantomogram, Impacted, Teeth

Doi : 10.18231/2395-6194.2018.0016

How to cite : Sachdeva S K, Tak M M, Kashid A L, Rout P, Importance of radiographs in edentulous patients. J Oral Med Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2018;4(2):64-65

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