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The bite plane contains at its end the two insertion holes for the two prongs (one yellow and one blue) on the metal rod.
When taking maxillary anterior periapical images, the anterior X-ray film holder is oriented in the mouth so that the film-holding plane of the anterior film holder is superior to the bite plane of the anterior film holder.
When taking mandibular anterior periapical images the anterior X-ray film holder is oriented in the mouth so that the film-holding plane of the anterior film holder is inferior to the bite plane of the anterior film holder.