- Volume 13 Issue 2
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%).