Digital Dental Radiography in Forensic Odontology
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Digital Dental Radiography in Forensic Odontology

Learn about the advantages and popularity of digital dental radiography in forensic odontology, including lower radiation exposure, ease of image storage, and elimination of chemical processing. This note by Dr. Sher-Lin Chiam discusses the convenience offered by digital dental radiography.

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What is the main focus of radiographs in forensic odontology?

Identification and age estimation

What is the significance of radiographs in forensic odontological reports?

They allow comparison of antemortem and postmortem data

What can be the potential problem resulting from the reverse placement of a phosphor storage plate (PSP) receptor for intraoral dental radiograph?

Confusion of the right and left side

What was noted in the case example of an adult male referred for an extraction of lower left erupted carious third molar?

<p>The periapical radiographs confirmed the lateral inversion of OPG</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main concern regarding the errors in orientation of radiographs in forensic odontology?

<p>Difficulty in identification and age estimation</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is one of the advantages of digital dental radiography mentioned in the text?

<p>Lower exposure to radiation</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is described as a potential drawback of digital dental radiography in the text?

<p>Confusion of the orientation of the image</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a feature of the older model of phosphor storage plates (PSPs) mentioned in the text?

<p>They have an indicator for image orientation</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the native software for digital dental radiography allow?

<p>Both rotation and inversion of the X-ray image</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the article discuss in relation to mistakes in dental digital radiography?

<p>Implications for forensic odontology and general dental practice</p> Signup and view all the answers

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