Radiographic Assessment

By Dr. Vishaal Bhat on Sunday 13 January 2008 with 0 comments



Radiographic evaluation should include all of the following:

a) Abnormalities/Pathology

b) Crown:root ratios

c) Bone levels

d) Pulpal considerations

e) Tooth alignment

f) Root proximity

Wolff’s Law of bone physiology-

Intermittent stimulation can cause bone apposition, constant stimulation (irritation) causes bone resorption

Theilmann’s Diagonal Law of Occlusion-

An interceptive posterior occlusal contact can cause elongation of the teeth in the arch diagonal to the prematurity

Category: Prosthodontics Notes

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