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Intraoral Radiographic Examination
Radiographic inspection of the teeth and intraoral adjacent structures.
Are the foundation of dental radiography
Placed inside the mouth to examine the teeth and supporting structures.
Three types common exams
Used to examine the entire tooth (crown and root) and supporting bone
Peri means around
apex referring to the terminal end of a tooth root
Periopical images show what on the tooth?
The terminal end of a root tooth
used to examine the crowns of maxillary and mandibular teeth on a single image
is useful in examining adjacent tooth surfaces and crestal bone
Intraproximal Examination Technique
Used to examine large areas of the maxilla or the mandible in one area