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extraoral and digital radiography

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cephalostat
specail device that allows operator to easliy postion both film and pt
charge couple device CCD
image receptor founf in intraoral sensor
digitize
to convertan image into digital form
exposure botton
allos operator to adjust mas and kvp setting
extraoral radiograph
taken when large areas of the jaw and skull must examined
focal trough
three deminsional horse shoe zone used to focus pans radiograph
frankfort plane
imaginary line passes top of the ear canal botton of the eye socket
grid
reduces scatter radiation that reaches extraoral film
midsagittal plane
imaginary line divied pts face left to right
sensor
detector intraorallyplcae to capture image
temporomandibular
joint on each side of the head that allows movement
tomography
allows imaging one layer oe section while blurring images from other plans