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Table 4 Description of incidental findings in PAN not related to the sinus disease that led to the radiographic examination

From: Evaluation of symptomatic maxillary sinus pathologies using panoramic radiography and cone beam computed tomography—influence of professional training

Additional incidental findings in panoramic radiography Relative incidence (%) in relation to total number of therapy affecting findings
Retained third molar/follicular cyst 22
Insufficient root filling 21
Caries/insufficient filling of teeth 19
Apical ostitis 17
Remaining root remnants 9
Periodontal bone loss 8
Anatomic particularities (enlargement of the mental foramen/retromolar foramen/bifid nerve) 4