radiographic quality evaluation

Radiographic Quality Evaluation: Posterior Bitewing Radiographs

Now onto evaluation of bitewing radiographs and what to look for. 1. The teeth to be captured are recorded on the radiograph. This means that no portion the crown is cut off on the radiograph. 2. A minimum of 2 mm of alveolar crest in both the maxilla and mandible […]

Radiographic Quality Evalution: Periapical Radiographs

Today is the first of two posts on intraoral radiographic quality evaluation.  For those who are looking for a series on pantomograph radiographic quality evaluation there are 4 posts that can be found here – ideal pantomograph quality, bad pantomograph quality – part 1, bad pantomograph quality – part 2, […]

Radiographic Quality Evaluation: Bad Pantomographs (Part 3)

The last two criteria – 5 and 6. 5. Patient has tongue to roof of the mouth and lips around bite block or closed together gently. Error: Patient does not have tongue to roof of the mouth creating a radiolucent band over the maxillary teeth. Note the radiolucent band over […]