We found that the increase in marginal bone loss over time was found to be correlated with width on both sides, however; no correlation was found for height variable. Marginal bone loss increased with an increase in bone width.
Objective: To assess the effects of different variables including implant type and thread design, bone width and height measured on cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) images, along with systemic and patient related factors on marginal bone loss around dental implants which were measured on postoperative panoramic radiographs.
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This article presents and compares the frequency of common
operator errors seen on panoramic radiographs
taken by informally trained operators in dental private
practices with those taken by certified radiographers in
the dental hospital in Trinidad and Tobago.
Aim: To evaluate and compare the frequency of common operator errors seen on panoramic radiographs in dental private practices and in the dental hospital (taken by informally and formally trained operators, respectively) in Trinidad and Tobago.
Method: One thousand panoramic radiographs of patients over the age of 10 years were included in this study. These comprised 500 from the dental hospital and 500 from dental private practices. The radiographs were reviewed using standardized criteria to identify the most common operator errors.
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