Brook A. Niemiec, DVM, DAVDC, FAVD
Dr. Niemiec illustrates how to obtain dental radiographs using the correct bisecting angle.
Dr. Niemiec demonstrates the right positioning for obtaining dental radiographs of the maxillary canines.
Dr. Niemiec demonstrates how to avoid errors of vertical angulation when taking dental radiographs.
Interpreting dental radiographs is quite similar to interpreting standard radiographs except dental pathologies and radiographic changes may be subtle and some pathologies are unique to the oral cavity. Also, several normal anatomical structures may mimic pathologic changes.
The most important thing you can do to increase the quality of dental care in your practice is to use dental radiography when evaluating patients presented for routine dental care or dental problems.
In this series of videos, Dr. Niemiec explains what dental procedures he recommends for puppies and kittens during their first year and his recommendations regarding dental home care and dental radiography.