Table 4 Perceived usefulness of bitewings radiographs with regard to deciduous teeth of 6-year-olds

From: An investigation into the use of bitewing radiography in children in Greater Glasgow

   1* 2 3 4
Preventive care n = 292 43 (15%) 78 (27%) 102 (35%) 69 (24%)
Restoration approximal dentinal lesions n = 292 34 (12%) 102 (35%) 100 (34%) 56 (19%)
Occlusal caries n = 288 26 (9%) 49 (17%) 117 (41%) 96 (33%)
Assessing caries progression n = 289 27 (9%) 107 (37%) 95 (33%) 60 (21%)
  1. *1 = very valuable; 4 = little value