Routine diagnosis of this type of fracture should include x-rays taken in
two planes at 90° to each other. The minimum requirement is a PA view and a
CT or digital volume tomography (DVT) imaging may be used as an alternative.
PA view of the same case.
OPG shows a left angular fracture reaching the third molar socket.
For further information regarding teeth in the line of fracture see the dedicated section under "Special considerations".