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Overview Brief

X-ray mandible rt LAT oblique view is a safe and painless imaging test that scans the problems in your mandible (the lower jaw or jawbone).

What is X-ray mandible rt LAT oblique view?

X-ray mandible rt LAT oblique view creates detailed images of the mandible.

X-ray mandible rt LAT oblique view is often performed to diagnose a fracture or dislocation of the mandible.

X-ray mandible rt LAT oblique view test is done with very low levels of radiation and is considered safe for both children and adults.

How is X-ray mandible rt LAT oblique view performed?

Following is the procedure for the X-ray mandible rt LAT oblique view:

  • The technologist will ask you to either stand up or sit in the chair.
  • The x-ray will be taken from different angles and your jaw will be placed in different positions to get the complete view.

Side effects/risks of X-ray mandible rt LAT oblique view:

Following are risks associated with this test:

  • Pregnant women should avoid having an x-ray test as it can affect the development of the fetus.

Preparation before performing X-ray mandible rt LAT oblique view

Keep the following things in mind before performing X-ray both TM joints:

  • Inform your healthcare provider if you’re pregnant.
  • Remove jewellery and metal objects.
  • You’d be asked to wear a lead vest during the test to avoid the harmful radiations from affecting other parts of the body.

There are no more special preparations required for this. You may consult your dentist for any special instructions.

Post-care after X-ray mandible rt LAT oblique view

The aftercare instructions depend on what the x-rays show. If you have any queries regarding the procedure, you can connect with our experienced doctors online on mfine. Book your appointment today.

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