intraoral radiographs

Radiographic Technique: Mandibular Occlusal Radiographs 1

This is the second and last post on occlusal technique.  For a refresher on basic occlusal technique go here. Mandibular Occlusal Radiographs Mandibular Anterior  The mandibular anterior occlusal radiograph is frequently made on both adults and children.  On adults, it is made with a size 4 film/phosphor plate with the […]

Radiographic Technique: Maxillary Occlusal Radiographs 3

This is the first of two posts on occlusal technique.  Below are images I have taken with a very cooperative patient – DXTTR.  The only problem for some of the images is he has no neck so I did the best I could.  😀 Occlusal Technique (general) Occlusal radiographs are […]

Anatomy on Radiographs: Occlusal Radiographs

This is the last post I have planned for anatomy and it will be on occlusal radiographs. Mandible Short and sweet here with only one anatomical landmark readily visible. The genial tubercles (yellow arrow) appear as a small radiopaque mass(es) extending off the lingual aspect of the mandible. Maxilla The nasal […]