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Extraoral Radiographs

  • Examinations made of the orofacial region using films located extraorally.
  • Allows better examination of areas not completely covered by intraoral films, such as, the jaws, skull, or temporomandibular joints (TMJ).

 

  • PANORAMIC RADIOGRAPH
    • Provides a broad view of the jaws, teeth, maxillary sinuses, nasal fossae and TMJs
    • Shows which teeth are present, its relative state of development, presence or absence of dental abnormalities, and many traumatic and pathologic lesions in bone
    • Initial examination of choice for completely edentulous (absence of all teeth) patients
  • LATERAL CEPHALOMETRIC RADIOGRAPH
    • Also called LATERAL SKULL PROJECTION
    • It surveys the skull & facial bones for evidence of trauma, disease or developmental abnormality.
    • It reveals the facial soft tissue profile.
    • In Orthodontics, it is used to assess facial growth.
    • In Oral Surgery and Prosthodontics, it establishes pre-treatment and post-treatment records.
  • TMJ TRANSCRANIAL RADIOGRAPH
    • Transcranial views provide a reasonably true projection through
      the long axis of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ)

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