International Journal of Medical and Health Research


ISSN: 2454-9142

Vol. 3, Issue 9 (2017)

Assessment of current radiographic prescription trends in dental implant treatment planning: A survey based original study

Author(s): Nivedita Mall, Amrita Pritam
Abstract:
Background: Since a long time; dental radiology has played an exciting and basic demonstrative part in dentistry. This has been never more genuine than now with the quickly growing cluster of imaging modalities. Radiography offers the sole strategy for investigation of bone required for implant treatment. The primary goal of this article is to study the current radiographic prescriptions in dental implant appraisal among dental specialists in Northern India.
Materials and Methods: 160 dental practitioners were met by utilizing a poll which enquired about the radiographic assessment strategies endorsed by experts in implant site evaluation in their implantology practice. Different explanations behind picking specific imaging modalities were additionally enquired.
Statistical Analysis and Result: Approximately 64.3% of the dental practitioners recommended just all panoramic radiography for dental implant evaluation and 22.5% requested panoramic radiography in addition to periapical radiography and conventional tomography and/or computed tomography (CT). Just 5.3% of the dental specialists requested conventional tomography or CT as a solitary examination, albeit 3.9% requested it in blend with other imaging modalities.
Conclusion: The interviewed dental specialist in this examination endorsed panoramic radiographs in dental implant assessment based on broad coverage and cost.

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