Panoramic radiographs: necessary for edentulous patients?

R. R. Seals, E. O. Williams, J. D. Jones

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With recent concern about the cumulative effects of radiation exposure, routine radiographic examination of edentulous patients is being questioned. While the present study reports a lower incidence of positive findings than previous panoramic surveys, we still find potentially complicating conditions. Radiographic examination of new edentulous patients still appears warranted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)74-78
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the American Dental Association (1939)
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Dentistry


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