Radiography Technique – There are two methods used to expose intraoral dental radiographs. PARALLELING TECHNIQUE In this technique, the central X-ray strikes at a 900 angle (perpendicular) to the film. This allows the oral structures to be projected at close to normal size, which is important for diagnosis and treatment.… Continue Reading Dental Radiography Technique and Steps

(1) Panoramic ExtraOral Radiographs. They show the entire dentition and surrounding tissues and structures on one film. The Panorex and Panelipse films are types of panoramic films taken as overall surveys of the jaws. These extraoral radiographs are taken to diagnose: • Pathology in tissue (growths or abnormal bone). •… Continue Reading ExtraOral Radiographs