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
Jan Bellows, D.V.M. Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College
About the Author
Section 1: Getting Started - The Tools
The Radiograph Machine
The Film
The Film Dot
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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