A G Farman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Louisville
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Image file interoperability for data protection, communication and trans-system connectivity
    A G Farman
    SUHD, School of Dentistry, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Orthod Craniofac Res 6:151-5. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint ALARA still applies
    Allan G Farman
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 100:395-7. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint In practice: how going digital will affect the dental office
    Allan G Farman
    Department of Surgical Hospital Dentistry, University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:14S-19S. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparison of 18 different x-ray detectors currently used in dentistry
    Allan G Farman
    Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, The University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 99:485-9. 2005
  5. pmc Applying DICOM to dentistry
    Allan G Farman
    Division of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, The University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    J Digit Imaging 18:23-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Development of imaging selection criteria and procedures should precede cephalometric assessment with cone-beam computed tomography
    Allan G Farman
    Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 130:257-65. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Fundamentals of image acquisition and processing in the digital era
    A G Farman
    School of Dentistry, The University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Orthod Craniofac Res 6:17-22. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Image guidance: The present future of dental care
    Allan G Farman
    Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, University of Louisville School of Dentistry, KY, USA
    Pract Proced Aesthet Dent 18:342-4. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of digital X-ray mini-panel examinations for patients having mental retardation and developmental disability
    A G Farman
    University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville, KY 40205, USA
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 32:15-20. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint A primer on digital X-ray imaging for dentistry
    A G Farman
    Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, University of Louisville
    SADJ 58:78. 2003

Collaborators

  • Claudio M Levato
  • A H Friedlander
  • Hongjian Shi
  • William Charles Scarfe
  • R Ramamurthy
  • L C Carter
  • James P Scheetz
  • Anibal M Silveira
  • Stephen J Clark
  • Taeko T Farman
  • Scott H Horsley
  • H Kitagawa
  • Mazyar Moshiri
  • J Chris Sheaffer
  • Michael L Hilgers
  • Kazuhiro Yamamoto
  • Yoshihiko Hayakawa
  • April A Brown
  • Paul D Eleazer
  • Danielle R Periago
  • Zafrulla Khan
  • Brice W Beckstrom
  • Oana Bida Honey
  • Joseph M Fullmer
  • John C Pajak
  • Stuart R Miller
  • Alex Lempicki
  • Robert H Vandre
  • Duane I Bernstein
  • Hiroshi Sekiguchi
  • Daniel J Barton
  • Masashi Yakushiji
  • Yuji Kousuge
  • Mamoru Wakoh
  • J P Scheetz
  • R D Morant
  • Brice Beckstrom
  • Henry Greenwell
  • Brian Alpert
  • Bruce S Haskell
  • Michael J Hilgers
  • George M Kushner
  • Kathleen Klueber
  • Beth Rosenson
  • Norio Kobayashi
  • P D Eleazer
  • N A Golubow
  • M S Kelly
  • J A von Fraunhofer

Detail Information

Publications59

  1. ncbi request reprint Image file interoperability for data protection, communication and trans-system connectivity
    A G Farman
    SUHD, School of Dentistry, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Orthod Craniofac Res 6:151-5. 2003
    ..The American Dental Association, through the activities of its Working Group 12.1, is promoting interoperability within DICOM as the industry standard for digital imaging in dentistry...
  2. ncbi request reprint ALARA still applies
    Allan G Farman
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 100:395-7. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint In practice: how going digital will affect the dental office
    Allan G Farman
    Department of Surgical Hospital Dentistry, University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:14S-19S. 2008
    ..These technologies also provide for secure backup of patients' image data, critical to re-establishing the practice should fire, flood or earthquake occur...
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparison of 18 different x-ray detectors currently used in dentistry
    Allan G Farman
    Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, The University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 99:485-9. 2005
    ....
  5. pmc Applying DICOM to dentistry
    Allan G Farman
    Division of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, The University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    J Digit Imaging 18:23-7. 2005
    ..DICOM-related interoperability demonstrations are now a part of the ADA Annual Congress, in the form of seminar and as a noncommercial exhibit...
  6. ncbi request reprint Development of imaging selection criteria and procedures should precede cephalometric assessment with cone-beam computed tomography
    Allan G Farman
    Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 130:257-65. 2006
    ..However, certain precautions are required to assure that selection criteria and imaging parameters guarantee a radiation dose that is as low as reasonably achievable...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fundamentals of image acquisition and processing in the digital era
    A G Farman
    School of Dentistry, The University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Orthod Craniofac Res 6:17-22. 2003
    ..To review the historic context for digital imaging in dentistry and to outline the fundamental issues related to digital imaging modalities...
  8. ncbi request reprint Image guidance: The present future of dental care
    Allan G Farman
    Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, University of Louisville School of Dentistry, KY, USA
    Pract Proced Aesthet Dent 18:342-4. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of digital X-ray mini-panel examinations for patients having mental retardation and developmental disability
    A G Farman
    University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville, KY 40205, USA
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 32:15-20. 2003
    ..This clinical trial evaluated the impact on dental treatment planning of radiographic mini-panels for MR/DD patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint A primer on digital X-ray imaging for dentistry
    A G Farman
    Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, University of Louisville
    SADJ 58:78. 2003
  11. ncbi request reprint Use and implication of the DICOM standard in dentistry
    Allan G Farman
    Division of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 46:565-73, vii. 2002
    ..This paper presents a brief overview of the origins and components of the DICOM standard and reports an ongoing initiative to promote interoperability within the DICOM as the industry standard for digital imaging in dentistry...
  12. ncbi request reprint The role of the dentist in detection of carotid atherosclerosis
    A G Farman
    School of Dentistry, University of Louisville, Kentucky, 501 South Preston Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    SADJ 56:549-53. 2001
    ..A variety of advanced diagnostic methods, including gadolinium-enhanced MRI, Duplex Doppler sonography and angiography are used to confirm carotid stenosis...
  13. ncbi request reprint RVG-ui: a sensor to rival direct-exposure intra-oral x-ray film
    A G Farman
    Division of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Int J Comput Dent 2:183-96. 1999
    ..Furthermore, it is possible to make accurate length measurements very quickly, and to apply an artificial intelligence program to determine the probability of proximal dental caries in enamel and dentin...
  14. ncbi request reprint Impact of ambient lighting intensity and duration on the signal-to-noise ratio of images from photostimulable phosphor plates processed using DenOptix and ScanX systems
    R Ramamurthy
    School of Dentistry, The University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 33:307-11. 2004
    ..To evaluate the impact on photostimulable phosphor (PSP) image signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of pre-scanning ambient lighting exposures...
  15. ncbi request reprint Array-projection geometry and depth discrimination with Tuned-Aperture Computed Tomography for assessing the relationship between tooth roots and the inferior alveolar canal
    R D Morant
    University of Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 91:252-9. 2001
    ..TACT was found to be significantly more accurate than standard application of the buccal object rule for the relationships investigated...
  16. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of cone-beam computed tomography imaging of the temporomandibular joint: comparisons with panoramic radiology and linear tomography
    Oana Bida Honey
    University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 132:429-38. 2007
    ..The task was to detect cortical erosions affecting the mandibular condylar head...
  17. ncbi request reprint A sequential approach to radiological interpretation
    A G Farman
    Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, The University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 31:291-8. 2002
    ..CT angiography, MR angiography and US were used to rule out a carotid artery aneurysm prior to surgery of the mandibular lesion...
  18. ncbi request reprint In vivo comparison of Visualix-2 and Ektaspeed Plus in the assessment of periradicular lesion dimensions
    A G Farman
    School of Dentistry, University of Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 85:203-9. 1998
    ..Accurate assessment of intraosseous lesion dimensions is useful in determining strategies for treatment of periradicular pathoses of dental causation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of linear measurements from imaging plate and lateral cephalometric images derived from cone-beam computed tomography
    Mazyar Moshiri
    School of Dentistry, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 132:550-60. 2007
    ..This ex-vivo study was conducted to compare the accuracy of linear measurements made on photostimulable phosphor cephalograms with 3 methods for simulating lateral cephalograms with cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT)...
  20. doi request reprint Maxillofacial cone beam computed tomography: essence, elements and steps to interpretation
    William C Scarfe
    Radiology and Imaging Science Division, Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, School of Dentistry, The University of Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Aust Dent J 57:46-60. 2012
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  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of complementary metal oxide semiconductor and charge-coupled device intraoral X-ray detectors using subjective image quality
    H Kitagawa
    School of Dentistry, The University of Louisville, 501 South Preston Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 32:408-11. 2003
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Extraoral and panoramic systems
    A G Farman
    Division of Radiology and Imaging Services, University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Kentucky, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 44:257-72, v-vi. 2000
    ..Furthermore, computer speed and data storage capacities have progressed. This article presents an overview of systems available at present, and their enabling technologies and enhancement capabilities...
  23. ncbi request reprint Direct digital radiography for the detection of defects in a standard aluminium test object through composite resin restorative materials
    N A Golubow
    Health Sciences Center, University of Louisville, Kentucky
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 23:91-6. 1994
    ..No significant difference was found between X-function and ZHR. As ZHR requires four times the radiation exposure as standard exposures with the X-function, the latter is preferred for the task described in this study...
  24. ncbi request reprint Time and motion study: a comparison of two photostimulable phosphor imaging systems used in dentistry
    R Ramamurthy
    Division of Radiology and Imaging Science, Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, University of Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 35:315-8. 2006
    ..To compare two photostimulable phosphor (PSP) dental radiographic systems in terms of time efficiency in making full mouth intraoral X-ray surveys (FMS)...
  25. pmc A comparison of image characteristics and convenience in panoramic radiography using charge-coupled device, storage phosphor, and film receptors
    A G Farman
    Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, The University of Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    J Digit Imaging 14:48-51. 2001
    ..The storage phosphor system provided high resolution and a reasonable focal trough width, but the procedure took longer than traditional film radiography and did not provide a dose saving...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effect of beam energy and filtration on the signal-to-noise ratio of the Dexis intraoral X-ray detector
    H Kitagawa
    Health Sciences Center, The University of Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 33:21-4. 2004
    ..To evaluate the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of the Dexis charge-coupled device (CCD) intraoral X-ray detector, with special reference to the influence of beam energy and filtration...
  27. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of linear temporomandibular joint measurements with cone beam computed tomography and digital cephalometric radiography
    Michael L Hilgers
    University of Louisville School of Dentistry, 501 S Preston Street, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 128:803-11. 2005
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Integrating digital radiography: from diagnostic input to procedure guidance
    Allan G Farman
    Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, The University of Louisville, USA
    Alpha Omegan 99:117-23. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Solid-state temporomandibular joint imaging: accuracy in detecting osseous changes of degenerative joint disease and determining condylar spatial relations
    William C Scarfe
    Department of Surgical Hospital Dentistry, University of Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 124:452-7. 2003
    ..This use of this intraoral system for extraoral imaging cannot now be recommended, but future refinements might make it more viable...
  30. doi request reprint What is cone-beam CT and how does it work?
    William C Scarfe
    Department of Surgical Hospital Dentistry, University of Louisville School of Dentistry, 501 South Preston Street, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 52:707-30, v. 2008
    ..Future enhancements most likely will be directed toward reducing scan time; providing multimodal imaging; improving image fidelity, including soft tissue contrast; and incorporating task-specific protocols to minimize patient dose...
  31. ncbi request reprint Clinical applications of cone-beam computed tomography in dental practice
    William C Scarfe
    Division of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Department of Surgical Hospital Dentistry, University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    J Can Dent Assoc 72:75-80. 2006
    ..This article provides an overview of currently available maxillofacial CBCT systems and reviews the specific application of various CBCT display modes to clinical dental practice...
  32. doi request reprint Linear accuracy and reliability of cone beam CT derived 3-dimensional images constructed using an orthodontic volumetric rendering program
    Danielle R Periago
    Department of Orthodontic and Pediatric Dentistry, University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville, KY, USA
    Angle Orthod 78:387-95. 2008
    ..To compare accuracy of linear measurements made on cone beam computed tomographic (CBCT) derived 3-dimensional (3D) surface rendered volumetric images to direct measurements made on human skulls...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of scintillator on the detective quantum efficiency (DQE) of a digital imaging system
    Taeko T Farman
    Division of Radiology and Imaging Science, Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, The University of Louisville, KY, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 101:219-23. 2006
    ..To compare the effects of scintillator on the detective quantum efficiency (DQE) of a charge-coupled device (CCD) digital intraoral radiographic system...
  34. ncbi request reprint Tuned-aperture computed tomography versus parallax analog and digital radiographic images in detecting second mesiobuccal canals in maxillary first molars
    Daniel J Barton
    Endodontics, The University of Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 96:223-8. 2003
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Perceived quality of radiographic images after rapid processing of D- and F-speed direct-exposure intraoral x-ray films
    Duane I Bernstein
    School of Dentistry, The University of Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 96:486-91. 2003
    ..The effects of density, contrast, and film speed on perceived image quality were also studied...
  36. ncbi request reprint Essentials of maxillofacial cone beam computed tomography
    William C Scarfe
    University of Louisville, USA
    Alpha Omegan 103:62-7. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional reconstruction of individual cervical vertebrae from cone-beam computed-tomography images
    Hongjian Shi
    Division of Radiology and Imaging Science, Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 131:426-32. 2007
    ..The objective of this article is to present a novel segmentation algorithm for automatic 3-dimensional (3D) reconstruction of individual cervical vertebrae from cone-beam computed-tomography (CBCT) volumetric data sets...
  38. ncbi request reprint Endodontic measurement accuracy and perceived radiograph quality: effects of film speed and density
    J Chris Sheaffer
    School of Dentistry, The University of Louisville, KY, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 96:441-8. 2003
    ..This study sought to determine the effects of direct exposure x-ray film speed and background density on observer assessment of endodontic working lengths and on perceived radiographic image quality...
  39. ncbi request reprint A comparison of D-, E-, and F-speed conventional intraoral radiographic films in endodontic measurement
    J Chris Sheaffer
    School of Dentistry, The University of Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 93:337-40. 2002
    ..We sought to compare observer measurement error and subjective ratings for International Standards Organization D-, E-, and F-speed direct exposure dental x-ray films used to determine endodontic working lengths...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cone beam computed tomographic findings in refractory chronic suppurative osteomyelitis of the mandible
    Joseph M Fullmer
    Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 45:364-71. 2007
    ..To report the imaging features of osteomyelitis of the mandible in various two-dimensional multiplanar and three-dimensional reformations using cone beam computed tomography (CBCT)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Effects of scintillator on the modulation transfer function (MTF) of a digital imaging system
    Taeko T Farman
    Division of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, The University of Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 99:608-13. 2005
    ..To investigate the effects of 2 components (scintillator and x-ray generator) in the imaging chain on the modulation transfer function (MTF) of a charge-coupled device (CCD) digital intraoral radiographic system...
  42. doi request reprint Linear accuracy of cone beam CT derived 3D images
    April A Brown
    University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville, KY, USA
    Angle Orthod 79:150-7. 2009
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Prevalence of carotid and pulp calcifications: a correlation using digital panoramic radiographs
    Scott H Horsley
    Department of Periodontics, Endodontics and Dental Hygiene, School of Dentistry, University of Louisville, 501 South Preston Street, Room LL35, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg 4:169-73. 2009
    ..To compare the prevalence of pulp calcification with that of carotid calcification using digital panoramic dental radiographs...
  44. ncbi request reprint Correlation between carotid area calcifications and periodontitis: a retrospective study of digital panoramic radiographic findings in pretreatment cancer patients
    Brice W Beckstrom
    School of Dentistry, The University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 103:359-66. 2007
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of tuned-aperture computed tomography versus conventional dentoalveolar imaging in assessment of impacted teeth
    Kazuhiro Yamamoto
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Dental Radiology, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba City, Chiba, Japan
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 95:109-18. 2003
    ..This clinical study compares the diagnostic value of interactive 3-dimensional tuned-aperture computed tomography (TACT) with conventional dentoalveolar radiographic examinations of impacted maxillary incisors...
  46. ncbi request reprint More about radiography
    Allan G Farman
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:19-21; author reply 21-3. 2006
  47. doi request reprint These DisUnited States of Health Care: a call for improved patient convenience in access to oral and maxillofacial radiology services
    Allan G Farman
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 106:1-2. 2008
  48. ncbi request reprint Effects of imaging system and exposure on accurate detection of the second mesio-buccal canal in maxillary molar teeth
    Ramya Ramamurthy
    University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 102:796-802. 2006
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  49. ncbi request reprint Clinical validity of the interactive and low-dose three-dimensional dento-alveolar imaging system, tuned-aperture computed tomography
    Yoshihiko Hayakawa
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Tokyo Dental College, 1 2 2 Masago, Mihama ku, Chiba 261 8502, Japan
    Bull Tokyo Dent Coll 44:159-67. 2003
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Raising standards: digital interoperability and DICOM
    Allan G Farman
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 99:525-6. 2005
  51. ncbi request reprint Image-guidance ... the revolution in dental treatment facilitated by digital radiology
    Allan G Farman
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 101:273-5. 2006
  52. ncbi request reprint Panoramic radiographic images and the prediction of asymmetry
    Allan G Farman
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 35:129. 2006
  53. ncbi request reprint Reproducible precision does not necessarily mean validity
    Allan G Farman
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 102:145-6; author reply 146-7. 2006
  54. ncbi request reprint There are good reasons for selecting panoramic radiography to replace the intraoral full-mouth series
    Allan G Farman
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 94:653-4; author reply 654-5. 2002
  55. ncbi request reprint Image communication: mailed, wired, and wireless
    Allan G Farman
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 103:585-6. 2007
  56. ncbi request reprint Please respond to what I actually wrote, and not what you imagined that I wrote
    Allan G Farman
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 103:155-6. 2007
  57. doi request reprint Dentists' scope of professional responsibilities
    Arthur H Friedlander
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 105:410. 2008
  58. doi request reprint Oral and maxillofacial radiology: the allegory of the cave revisited
    Allan G Farman
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 105:133-5. 2008
  59. ncbi request reprint Utility of panoramic radiographs in detecting cervical calcified carotid atheroma by Richard P. Madden et al
    Allan G Farman
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 103:549. 2007