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1

T/F: Radiographs can be taken before a clinical exam.

False

Review med hx and perform clinical exam first

2

T/F: Thyroid shields should always be used for children.

True

3

T/F: Radiographs are indicated in child patients with open contacts.

False

Can visually inspect

4

What radiographs are recommended for a new patient child with transitional dentition?

Posterior bitewings with pano
or
Bitewings and selected periapical images

5

What is the recommended radiographs for an adolescent with evidence of oral disease or a hx of extensive dental treatment?

Full mouth series

6

T/F: Edentulous patients should have radiographs every 24 months.

False

Only in anticipation of prosthesis

7

T/F: It is recommended for adults to receive regular bitewings, selected periapicals, and panoramic radiographs.

False

Bitewings and selected periapicals OR panoramics

8

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

9

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

10

How often should adolescents with or without increased risk receive radiographs?

Increased risk - every 6-12 months

Normal risk: BW every 18-36 months

11

How often should adults with or without increased risk receive radiographs?

Increased risk: every 6-18 months or based on caries risk

Normal: BW every 24-36 months