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Locate the Object: October 2014

Here is an interesting case to practice your image shift and SLOB (Same-Lingual, Opposite-Buccal) information. The object in question is the impacted maxillary canine.   Which position (buccal or lingual) is the impacted maxillary canine in relation to the maxillary lateral incisor? Answers coming Thursday.  You can answer either in the comments, twitter (@DrGstoothpix) or wait.  If you have any questions, please […]

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Locate the Object: September 2014 ANSWERS

Here is the answer for the September 2014 Locate the Object We will be going over both image shift and SLOB (Same-Lingual, Opposite-Buccal). . Image shift Before starting to use the image shift principle it is important to know/remember two key points Images move in the opposite direction from the movement of the source. Images of objects farther from the […]


Locate the Object: September 2014 1

And now back to our regular programming. Here’s a fun case for the month to practice your image shift and SLOB (Same-Lingual, Opposite-Buccal) information. The object in question is the supernumerary tooth (mesiodens) the white arrow is pointing to. Fun note – there is resorption of the supernumerary tooth in the coronal portion of the tooth. Which surface (buccal […]

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