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The effect of bitewing radiography on estimates of dental caries experience among children differs according to their disease experience

ConclusionsTaking bitewing radiographs in young children is not without challenges or risks, and it must be undertaken with these in mind. Diagnostic yields from bitewing radiographs are greater for children with greater caries experience. The findings of this study further support the need to consider using bitewing radiographs in young children to enhance the management of lesions not detected by a simple visual examination alone. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
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