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Shanghai Kou Qiang Yi Xue. 2008 Oct;17(5):552-4.

[Evaluation of direct digital radiography image quality in dentistry].

[Article in Chinese]

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  • 1Department of Dentistry, the Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, Liuzhou 545005, Guangxi Province, China. lzwangfq@163.com

Abstract

PURPOSE:

To evaluate the quality of direct digital radiograph according to its application in dentistry.

METHODS:

1195 patients with dental caries, periodontal diseases, periapical diseases, trauma of teeth or hypodontia were tested with Trophy elitys Radio Visio Graphy(RVG) and the quality of the tests was evaluated at four levels.

RESULTS:

It was convenient to operate RVG and easy to save the images, which reduced the amount of X-rays. 1587 pictures were taken, among which 92.3% was at level I, 6.3% was at level II,1.14% was at level III and level IV.

CONCLUSIONS:

The quality of the images at different positions is good, which can meet the requirement for clinical diagnosis. However, the radiography receptor should be improved for better images.

PMID:
18989603
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