Flashcards in Selection Criteria Deck (11):
T/F: Radiographs can be taken before a clinical exam.
Review med hx and perform clinical exam first
T/F: Thyroid shields should always be used for children.
T/F: Radiographs are indicated in child patients with open contacts.
Can visually inspect
What radiographs are recommended for a new patient child with transitional dentition?
Posterior bitewings with pano
Bitewings and selected periapical images
What is the recommended radiographs for an adolescent with evidence of oral disease or a hx of extensive dental treatment?
Full mouth series
T/F: Edentulous patients should have radiographs every 24 months.
Only in anticipation of prosthesis
T/F: It is recommended for adults to receive regular bitewings, selected periapicals, and panoramic radiographs.
Bitewings and selected periapicals OR panoramics
What are five things panoramic radiographs are good for?
1. Eval of trauma
2. Impacted 3rd molars
3. Large intra-bony lesions
4. Inability to tolerate intraoral sensors
5. Evaluate TMJ
How often should children with or without increased carries risk receive radiographs?
Increased risk: every 6-12 months
Normal risk: BW every 12-24 months
How often should adolescents with or without increased risk receive radiographs?
Increased risk - every 6-12 months
Normal risk: BW every 18-36 months