Table 5 Perceived usefulness of bitewings radiographs with regard to 12-year-olds

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

   1* 2 3 4
Preventive care n = 298 141 (47%) 106 (36%) 30 (10%) 21 (7%)
Restoration approximal dentinal lesions n = 296 154 (52%) 105 (35%) 20 (7%) 17 (6%)
Occlusal caries n = 296 75 (25%) 129 (44%) 67 (23%) 25 (8%)
Assessing caries progression n = 296 85 (29%) 139 (47%) 51 (17%) 21 (7%)
  1. *1 = very valuable; 4 = little value