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What is dental x-ray?
What is dental x-ray? Dental x-ray graph is a technique for acquiring the image of invisible parts of bone and gingiva via x-ray use. Why is dental x-ray taken? Dental x-ray is a supportive method for diagnosing problems of teeth or jaws. For example, only large decays can be diagnosed with oral examination while early […]Read More
Panoramic x-rays are used in every branches of dentistry. Maxilla, mandibular, all the teeth and surrounding tissues are examined on a single film. Fractures, pathologies, developmental anomalies of tooth and jaw, development of teeth and their directions during teething, positions of jaw joint and diagnostics, maxillary sinus can be evaluated. General structural relations of teeth […]Read More
X-Rays and their use in Dentistry
Although there is not clear date about the first use of x rays in dentistry, it is first used in Germany and England in 1896. The first records about use of x-rays in dentistry in diagnostic purposes are reported by Dr. Wilhelm Koenig in Frankfurt, Germany. First use of x-rays in Turkey was conducted by […]Read More