A comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of bitewing, periapical, unfiltered and filtered digital panoramic images for approximal caries detection in posterior teeth

Akarslan Z., Akdevelioglu M., Gungor K., Erten H.

DENTOMAXILLOFACIAL RADIOLOGY, vol.37, no.8, pp.458-463, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1259/dmfr/84698143
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.458-463
  • Keywords: approximal caries, bitewing, periapical, digital panoramic, DOMAIN TECHNIQUES, RADIOGRAPHY, ENHANCEMENT, FILM, EFFICACY, SYSTEM


Objectives: The aim of this study was to investigate the diagnostic accuracy of conventional bitewing, periapical radiographs, unfiltered and Filtered digital panoramic images for the assessment of approximal carious lesions in posterior teeth.