Radiographic Technique


Intraoral Radiographic Technique: Maxillary Occlusal Radiographs

I’ve posted before about the specifics for maxillary occlusal radiographs but today I am sharing how-to videos created by the Hygiene Class of 2015. Last weeks post with mandibular occlusal radiograph videos can be found HERE. (Note: these are one take videos meaning no editing allowed after filming) Maxillary Anterior […]


Intraoral Radiographic Technique: Mandibular Occlusal Radiographs

I’ve posted before about the specifics for mandibular occlusal radiographs but today I am sharing how-to videos created by the Hygiene Class of 2015. (Note: these are one take videos meaning no editing allowed after filming) Mandibular Anterior Occlusal Radiograph Mandibular True Occlusal Radiograph Mandibular Lateral Occlusal Radiograph If you […]


Radiographic Technique: PosteroAnterior (PA) Skull Radiograph 2

This week is a less commonly made extraoral radiograph but still occasionally seen in dentistry. Here is how to position a patient for this radiograph. 1. Place the coronal plane of the patient parallel with the image receptor. If there is a craniostat to help position this will be GENTLY […]


Radiographic Technique: Lateral Cephalometric Skull Radiograph 7

This week and next I will be covering two extraoral radiographs made in dentistry. The first one is a lateral cephalometric skull radiograph which is commonly made for orthodontic purposes.  Here is how to position a patient for this radiograph. 1. Place the midsagittal plane of the patient parallel with […]