vertical angle


SLOB rule (Same-Lingual, Opposite-Buccal) examples with answers 2

The last few weeks I have posted several radiographs to practice the SLOB rule using both vertical angle changes and horizontal angle changes.  Below are the examples again with the location of the labeled ‘unknown’ object along with the results of the online polls to state your answer. Vertical Angle […]


SLOB rule (Same-Lingual, Opposite-Buccal) using vertical angle changes 1

This post was in request to an example of how to use the SLOB rule with vertical angle changes.  So here we go. SLOB rule with vertical angle changes When referring to vertical angle changes, the images are described as inferior (shows more inferior objects) or superior (shows more superior […]


Radiographic Technique: Vertical Angle 4

What is vertical angle? Vertical angle refers to the position the Position Indicating Device (PID or cone) is along the coronal and/or sagittal planes.    A zero degree vertical angle is when the PID is positioned parallel with the axial plane.  A positive vertical angle is when the source of radiation […]