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Radiologická diagnostika retinovaného stálého horního špičáku - I. část - typy rentgenových snímků

Title in English Radiological diagnostics of impacted permanent maxillary canine - Part I - different radiographs


Year of publication 2002
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Ortodoncie
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Field ORL, ophthalmology, stomatology
Keywords impacted canine; radiographic examination; periapical radiograph; occlusal radiograph; orthopantomogram
Description Diagnostics of impacted permanent maxillary canine is based on the combination of clinical and radiological examination. Information obtained through clinical examination is varied, therefore it is usually complemented with radiological examination which gives complex information on the actual position and morphology of an impacted permanent maxillary canine and on its relation to the surrounding permanent teeth and anatomical structures. On the basis of such information it is then possible to decide sbout the most suitable way of treatment. The aim of this report is to give a survey of different types of radiographs used in the diagnostics of impacted permanent maxillary canine. The relative merits of these techniques as well as their limitations are discussed.

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