Dr. Shawneen Gonzalez


About Dr. Shawneen Gonzalez

DDS, MS. Diplomate ABOMR

Periodontal Assessment: Creating a systematic radiology report for 2D radiographs

The third section is variable based on the patients age. For a patient 18 and older, a more thorough periodontal assessment would be completed and for patients under 18, a pediatric assessment would be completed. (In those cases of a patient under 18 with periodontal issues, complete a periodontal assessment […]


Caries: Creating a systematic radiology report for 2D radiographs

The next section I cover for radiology reports is caries. How to go about this for a radiology report can be as simple as listing teeth and surfaces with carious lesions identified to having a table to list the surfaces. For some posts on caries identification on radiographs you can […]


Teeth: Creating a systematic radiology report for 2D radiographs 1

Here is the first section when creating a radiology report with the main areas I would cover with students along with links to pages for additional information and examples. First, is to identify teeth present. There are many ways to go about this. Below are examples of a table I […]


Creating a systematic radiology report for 2D radiographs

A while back I was requested to give some guidance on creating a systematic radiology report for 2D radiographs and thought this is a great idea. 🙂 To the requestor, thanks for the idea. I’ve broken the report up into 5 sections, granted a final report only ends up with […]


Case of the Week: Buccal Bifurcation Cyst on CBCT

Continuing with slowly updating the interpretation pages I thought I’d go with a case that’s not nearly as common but still a fun find.  Buccal bifurcation cyst is more uncommon and but has some very characteristic findings to help you identify it. This case is fun as it has bilateral […]