periapical film

per·i·ap·i·cal film

(per'ē-ap'i-kăl film)
Intraoral radiographic projection taken to include tooth apices and surrounding alveolar bone. Film sizes 0-2 made be used.
See: periapical radiograph

per·i·ap·i·cal film

(per'ē-ap'i-kăl film)
Intraoral radiographic projection taken to include tooth apices and surrounding alveolar bone.
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In present patient periapical film was used for radiographic evaluation of upper lip and complete tooth removal was undertaken with antibiotic cover to prevent any infection.
Periapical films : A single periapical film provides the clinician with a two dimensional representation of the dentition.
Exposures were made at 70 kVp (kilovoltage peak) and 7 mA (milliamperage) on Kodak DF58 Ultraspeed periapical film using the Gendex GX 770 Intraoral X-ray System.
Occlusal films also are useful in patients who cannot open their mouths wide enough to accommodate a periapical film, such as patients with trauma or temporomandibular joint (TMJ) conditions, as well as small pediatric patients.
Girsch WJ, Matteson SR, McKee MN: An evaluation of Kodak Ektaspeed periapical film for use in endodontics.
According to endodontic literature, two radiographic techniques have been employed to capture an image of the tooth and its root onto a periapical film namely the paralleling and bisecting angle techniques.
6 seconds, at a distance of 10 to 13 mm) using periapical film.
Two diagnostic periapical radiographs (3 x 4 cm periapical film size, M-2 Comfort (Speed E, Agfa Dentus, Hanau, Germany) were taken of each patient, one with paralleling technique by using the EndoRay (Rinn Co) film holder and second radiograph with slight mesial agulation.
Normally, the potentially resorption cases are those in which the canine cusp in periapical film is positioned medially to the midline of the lateral incisor.
They had no information regarding the clinical signs or symptoms for the evaluation of the periapical films.
When it appears as two distinct roots with a communication, the C-shaped canal may not be easily recognized on conventional periapical films.
When there are abnormal findings on traditional periapical films or variations detected clinically, it maybe impossible to evaluate the root canal system effectively.