Use of ionising radiation

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Use for Radiographs in dentistry 

Dental Caries- Dark area of destruction extending inwards from the enamel surface 

Periodontal disease- Shows up as a loss of lamina dura forming the crest of the alveolar bone, loss of height of the alveolar bone, and widening of the periodontal ligament space. 

Periodontal and periapical abscesses- Chronice alveolar abscesses show up as dark circular area at the apex of an affected tooth, caused by destruction of…


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