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  1. Which selection below correctly describes the image distortion produced when the patient’s midsagittal plane is not centered?
  1. Examine this panoramic image carefully. What correction does the clinician need to make to improve the diagnostic quality of the image?
     Panoramic image
  1. A variety of artifacts can be produced on panoramic images when the clinician does not pay attention to technical details.  Which of the following scenarios would produce radiopaque artifacts?
  1. Which of the following selections is NOT an accurate description of the focal trough?
  1. When the patient’s head is positioned too far backward, the clinician will observe all of the following manifestations except one.  Which one is the exception?
  1. Which of the following phrases is NOT consistent with production of panoramic ghost images?
  1. What type of distortion will the clinician observe if the patient’s head is positioned too far upward?
  1. Which of the following selections is NOT an accurate description of panoramic x-ray machines?
  1. What error would cause of the production of a wedge-shaped radiopaque artifact near the midline in panoramic radiography?
  1. Which of the following is NOT an accurate description of intensifying screens?
  1. Which of the following problems would produce a high-density panoramic image?
  1. When determining ideal panoramic image density, which of the following is the best region to examine to assess adequate density?
  1. When the patient’s head is positioned too far downward, which of the following manifestations will the clinician observe on the radiographic image?
  1. Which of the following selections is NOT correct about panoramic imaging?
  1. Of the following criteria which one is NOT associated with a diagnostic panoramic radiographic image?
  1. What type of error is produced when the head plane is tilted to one side?
  1. Which of the following selections is NOT correct about panoramic imaging?
  1. A number of visual features of the dentition can be used to assess whether the teeth are positioned correctly within the focal trough.  Which of the following is NOT a visual assessment feature?
  1. Panoramic radiographic images are recommended in all of the following clinical situations except _______________.
  1. What is the anatomic structure identified by the arrow on this panoramic image?
    Anatomic structure