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Table 3 Number of additional findings (n) in the x-rays (DPR)

From: Comparison of clinical and dental panoramic findings: a practice-based crossover study

Type of additional findings Number of additional findings [%]
Endodontic (n = 8800) Total 259 (2.9%)
sufficient 184 (71%)
insufficient 1 insufficiently filled 42 (16%)
2 insufficient homogeneity 2 (1%)
3 over-filled 5 (2%)
4 coronal leakage 11 (4%)
combination of 1 - 4 15 (6%)
Periapical region (n = 8800) Total 145 (1.7%)
periodontal ligament space widened 54 (37%)
periapical change 4 (3%)
apical raduiolucency teeth with RCF 72 (50%)
teeth without RCF 15 (10%)
Other (n = 8800) Total 171 (1.9%)
impacted or ectopic teeth 132 (77%)
root residue 3 (2%)
root-tip-resection 31 (18%)
  shadowing of the maxillary sinus 5 (3%)
  1. (RCF: root canal filling).