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Carpal

DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY

CARPAL X RAYS

Carpal x rays are of the wrist. Dentists order carpal x rays to determine bone age. As the bones of the wrist grow together it determines the physical growth age stage of the child.

Understanding the degree of bone maturity of a child, especially one that is smaller than average, is critical in developing a treatment plan. Growing children need special consideration and this step brings it all together.

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