Abirami Arthanari

Department of Forensic Odontology, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    OPG and CBCT-A More Reliable Source for Human Identification? Perception Based Web Survey among Dentist
    Author(s): Nandita R and Abirami Arthanari*

    Introduction: An orthopantomogram is a panoramic scanning dental X-ray of the upper and lower jaw. An OPG is a wide view x-beam of the lower face, which shows all the teeth of the upper and lower jaw on a solitary film. It exhibits the number, position, and development of the multitude of teeth including those that have not yet surfaced or emitted. The OPG consists of a rotating arm with the X-ray source at one end and the film mechanism at the opposite extremity. AIM: The aim of the present study is to analyse the knowledge of OPG and CBCT among dentists. Materials and methods: Self-administered questionnaire of close-ended questions was prepared, and it was distributed among dental students from February to March 2021 through the online survey “google forms”. Data was analysed with the SPSS version (22.0). Descriptive statistics as percent were calculated to summarise qu.. Read More»

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