IV. TRAUMA TO THE MANDIBLE: LOWER FACE SERIES
1. Panorex: Best single view short of a CT for viewing the mandible.
-View of choice for viewing condyles.
2. Lateral Oblique: Excellent for viewing the mandibular body and ramus.
– film-5×7 screen film usually hand held horizontally by patient. Continue reading
Extraoral radiographic examinations include all views of the orofacial region with films positioned extraorally.
Importance to the Comprehensive Dentist:
– Federal Service Boards
– Maxillofacial trauma
– communication Continue reading