radiographic interpretation


ORAD: Help when making a differential interpretation list

I have found that one of the most difficult things for people is after describing a radiographic lesion is to come up with a valid differential interpretation list.  (Of note, I use the term interpretation instead of diagnosis as that is made when all the information is combined – radiographic, […]


Creating a system for interpreting radiographs

When interpreting radiographs it’s easy to look at the area of concern (most commonly a tooth associated with pain) and forgetting to thoroughly evaluate the entire radiograph.  From a legal standpoint, a dentist is legally responsible for everything captured on a radiograph, not just the teeth.  Many dental practitioners can […]


Oral Radiology site of the month: Ohio State University

This month take a look at the Ohio State University College of Dentistry page on caries interpretation.  Caries interpretation is a very challenging thing for students to learn and many still struggle their first few years in practice.  This site goes over the basics of radiographic caries interpretation along with […]