The Tools


Bisecting angle technique
Film is placed as close to tooth surface as possible. Tube is positioned perpendicular to a line bisecting the angle formed by the tooth and film planes.
 

Anterior maxillary incisors
45 degrees
 


Maxillary cheek teeth
45 degrees
 

Mandibular cheek teeth
90 degrees
 


Extraoral technique
Film placed outside of mouth (note rubber band to hold film)
 

Table of Contents
Smile Book II
Dental Radiology
(1998)
Jan Bellows, D.V.M. Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College
Introduction
About the Author
Section 1: Getting Started - The Tools
 
The Radiograph Machine
 
The Film
 
The Film Dot
 
Positioning
 
Film Processing
 
Trouble Shooting Dental Film
Section 2: Getting Started - What to Look For
Section 3: Identifying Possible Problems
Section 4: Aids for Explaining Radiology to Clients

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