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Oral Radiology

Interpretation of 2D and 3D diagnostic imaging of craniofacial, dental and adjacent structures

Normal Anatomic landmarks on Panoramic Radiograph

                       The eye cannot see what the mind does not know.                                                                               Sir William Osler, Late 1800s   Panoramic imaging (also called as orthopantomography or rotational radiography) produces a tomographic image of both the maxillary and the mandibular arches with their supporting structures in a single film. This simple technique of image generation is very […]

Oral x-ray

The Extra-oral x-ray films

The credit for the discovery of x-rays goes to Sir Wilhem Conrad Roentgen (1845-1923), Professor at Wuerzburg University in Germany. X-rays helps in the production of the image which is captured on a film, may be viewed directly (fluoroscopy) or on a monitor with digital radiology. Initially, a sheet of platinocyanide was used to view […]