bitewing

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bitewing

[′bīt‚wiŋ]
(medicine)
A dental x-ray film having a central wing on which the teeth can close to hold it in place.
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One set of prongs is color-coded red; the insertion holes of the red bitewing film holder connect into both of these prongs when taking bitewing radiographs.
Assembling the XCP-ORA device for taking bitewing radiographs
There is only one correct assemblage of the bitewing X-ray film holder, and this assemblage enables imaging of the posterior teeth of both the left and the right sides of a patient requiring bitewing radiographs.
21 for bitewing radiographs when used for the detection of interproximal caries.
A number of treatment options are available if PEIR is diagnosed either via bitewing radiographs or OPT.
Bitewing radiographs were taken significantly more often after the age of 11 years in general practice.
Although an important age for taking bitewing radiographs is 5 years of age [Espelid et al.