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DAE163 unit3 Pima

oral rad PIMA

Hamulus process is... a small hook like projection of bone extending from the medial pterygoid plate of the sphenoid bone.
Hamulus process is located.. posterior to the maxillary tuberosity region.
Hamulus process appears... radiopaque
Maxillary Tuberosity is... a rounded prominence of bone that extends posterior to the third molar region.
Maxillary Tuberosity appears... radiopaque
Zygoma is... articulates with the zygomatic process of the maxilla.
Zygoma appears... radiopaque
Lamina Dura is... the hard compact lining the tooth socket that surrounds the root of a tooth.
Lamina Dura is made up of... dense cortical bone.
Lamina Dura appears... radiopaque
Process... a marked prominence or projection of bone.
Ridge... a linear prominence or projection of bone.
Spine... a sharp, thornlike projectionof bone.
Tubercle... a small bump or nodule of bone.
Tuberosity... a rounded prominence of bone.
Where do you find the INVERTED Y? the intersection of the maxillary sinus and the nasal cavity.
Inverted Y appears... radiopaque upside down Y formed by the intersection of the lateral wall of the nasal fossa and the anterior border of the maxillary sinus
Genial Tubercles are... tiny bumps of bone that serve as attachment sites for the genioglossus and geniohyoid muscles.
Genial Tubercles are located... on the lingual aspect of the mandible.
Genial Tubercles appear... as a ring-shaped radiopacity inferior to the apices of the mandibular incisors.
Mandibular Canal is... a tubelike passageway through bone that travels the length of the mandible.
Mandibular Canal extends... from the mandiblar foramen to the mental foramen and houses the inferior alveolar nerve and blood vessels.
Mandibular Canal appears... radiolucent
Internal Oblique Ridge is... a linear prominence of bone located on the internal surface of the mandible that extends downward and forward from the ramus.
Internal Oblique Ridge appears... radiopaque
External Oblique Ridge is... a linear prominence of bone located on the external surface of the body of the mandible.
External Oblique Ridge appears... radiopaque
Internal Oblique Ridge and the External Oblique Ridge may be superimposed on one another.
Mylohyoid Ridge/line is... a linear prominence of bone located on the internal surface of the mandible that extends from the molar region downward and forward toward the lower border of the mandibular symphysis.
Mylohyoid Ridge/line appears... radiopaque
Periodontal Ligament (PDL) Space is... the space between the root of the tooth and the lamina dura.
Periodontal Ligament (PDL) Space appears... as a thin radiolucent line around the root of the tooth.
What is a Foramen? an opening or a hole in bone that permits the passage of nerves and blood vessels.
A Foramen appears... radiolucent
Apical Foramen is made up of... fibers which attach the tooth to the lamina dura.
Apical Foramen appears... radiolucent
The mental foramen is on the... mandibular arch
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