occlusal film

oc·clu·sal film

(ŏ-klū'zăl film)
Intraoral projection taken to provide a wider view of either the maxilla and palate or the mandible and floor of the mouth. Used to view eruption pattern of teeth.

oc·clu·sal ra·di·o·graph

(ŏ-klūzăl rādē-ō-graf)
Intraoral section film positioned on occlusal plane and used in visualizing entire sections of jaw; especially useful in exploring calcifications of sublingual salivary glands and in viewing eruption patterns of teeth.
Synonym(s): occlusal film.
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3) The classic occlusal film can reliably show ductal sialoliths, but small and intraglandular stones may be missed.