Dental X RayDr. Daniel Gilberto Leyva Caro.Prof.; Dr. Alfredo Narváez Rascón
Dental RadiologyRadiographic examination provides important anatomical information to determine the different pathologies and conditions of the teeths and tissues like bone supports. http://t1.gstatic.com/images
Dental RadiologyX-rays helps determine presence and severity of periodontal diseases, abscesses or infections, shape and sizes of the roots on the maxillary sinus disease and presence of cysts or bone tumors. http://t1.gstatic.com/images
Dental RadiologyAlso determines exact locations of impacted teeth, position of third molars and the status of develop
To localize cavities that can not be seen directly or in early stage, allowing patients to receive preventive treatment.
X ray serialIt shows all the teeth, crowns, root and sircundant bone.
Bite WingsShows the lateral teeth and bone.
Retro alveolarShows the image of the whole tooth.
OcclusalDisplays the occlusal surface of the teeth with their relationship to the alveolar bone
Radiografía PanorámicaDisplays all the oral structures and is made with a specific device called ortopantomógrafo. This technique allows the simultaneous and comparative study of the joints, ascending branches and all the dentoalveolar arches.
Tele x raySkull X-ray taken in side or front position. Shows clearly both the soft profile (face) and bony structures.Used for cephalometric orthodonticpurpos es,
Hand x ray This test is taken from the left hand is used to assess the degree of bone maturation, to schedule orthodontic therapy.
References www.santaapolonia.cl/radiologia.html www.clinicadentalbarcelona.com Técnicas radiológicas dentales y maxilofaciales - R. Urzúa