A Study of Usefulness of Panoramic Radiography in Case of Employees' Oral Examination

근로자 구강검진 시 파노라마방사선사진의 필요성에 관한 고찰

  • Jun, Sung-Hee (Department of Dental Hygiene, Daegu Health College)
  • 전성희 (대구보건대학교 치위생과)
  • Received : 2011.04.21
  • Accepted : 2011.06.10
  • Published : 2011.06.30


This study was conducted to know usefulness of panoramic radiography by comparing clinical evaluation and dental panoramic radiography in case of oral examination. Following results were concluded by analyzing difference between the result of Clinical evaluation and dental panoramic radiography. According to comparison the result of clinical evaluation and panoramic radiography, In Shin's research, dental caries was higher by 23.1%, periodontal disease was 31.9%, in An's research, dental caries was 24.2%. From new point of view from panoramic radiography, impacted tooth was 33.6%, Sinus abnormalities was 11.6%, periapical lesion was 5.4% in Shin's research and periapical lesion was 17.4%, 3rd molar impaction was 15.3% and retained root was 5.3% in An's research. Any kind of caries were not found in oral examination in the 66.7% of patients among patients with dental root caries in An's research. There were misdiagnose in oral examination(even side(59.5%),proximal side(59.5%), seconds caries(44.0%).