Provide diagnostic quality cephalograms in grayscale for each level of evaluation, A, A1 and B.
All cephalograms should be of the same dpi and scale.( 8-bit grayscale scanned cephalogram JPEG images with medium compression recommended with appropriate cropping and rotation)
Examinees with direct capture digital x-ray machines should retain the native resolution of their system. (example: if your digital panoramic machine captures an 8-bit grayscale, 500x1200 pixel image, retain image in this way)
All records should be properly standardized, oriented and processed.
Lateral cephalograms must show as much anatomy as possible, especially in vital landmark areas, for each level of evaluation.
The soft tissue profile should be visible on lateral cephalograms.
Posterior-Anterior (PA) or sub-mental vertex cephalograms should be included in the case presentation when diagnostically appropriate.
The name of the doctor, practice or school should not be visible on any record.
Affix an ABO record identification label to all hard copy records.
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