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Dental Radiology

Dental radiology questions and answers

What are the angulations?
Landmarks on Maxillary Incisor Films - Vertical Film - Incisive Foramen - incisors are different sizes - Medium palatine suture - Nasal Fossae - Nasal Septum -Anterior Nasal spine
Maxillary cuspid films - Vertical Film - beginning of the sinuses - The cuspids has a long root - next to your lateral incisors - two cutting edges - Always have overlapping premolars
Maxillary Premolar and Molar Film - Horizontal film - Zygomatic arch (U Shaped, found 1st & 2nd Molars) - Maxillary sinus - Maxillary tuberosity - Coronoid process of the mandible - Maxillary premolars are equal in size ( first one has 2 roots) - Maxillary molars- has three roots
Mandibular Incisor Film - Lingual foramen - Genial tuberceles - Sometimes can see the border of the mandible - Nutrient canals
Mandibular Cuspid Films - Vertical film - Similar to maxillary cuspid because cuspid has a longer root - Premolars are always going to be overlapped - can see the border of the mandible
Mandibular Premolar and Molar Films - Horizontal film - Mental foramen - Premolars have one root/ lingual cuspids is smaller - Mandibular molar has 2 roots - Mandibular canal - Internal/External oblique ridge -That upwards slope
What does ALARA mean? (as low as reasonably achievable) -You use the less radiation as possible
What does Radiolucent and Radiopaque mean? Radiolucent- dark Radiopaque- white
Sizes of films 1, 2, 3, 4, 0
Created by: Sade16