Definition of bitewing in English:

bitewing

Syllabification: bite·wing
Pronunciation: /ˈbītˌwiNG
 
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noun

  • A dental film for X-raying the crowns of upper and lower teeth simultaneously and that is held in place by a tab between the teeth.
    More example sentences
    • The American public needs to see his posterior bitewings from 1973 and a current series of bitewings to better judge the authenticity of the information provided.
    • Preventative services, including cleaning, polishing, fluoride and bitewing X-rays would be 100 per cent covered by the plan.
    • Panoramic and posterior bitewing radiographs were made for 96 consecutive patients.

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