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Frommer’s Radiology for the Dental Professional


Author: Jeanine Stabulas-Savage

Publisher: Mosby

Publish Date: 26th April 2018

ISBN-13: 97803235702379780323570121

Pages: 328

Language: English



Develop your imaging skills with Radiology for the Dental Professional, 10th Edition. With a wealth of features that underscore practical application, you will not only learn the proper step-by-step techniques for safe and effective dental imaging, but you’ll also learn how to evaluate and, if applicable, interpret the images. This full-color 10th Edition boasts new content on digital imaging, expanded information on radiation safety and infection control, plus updated new photos of the latest techniques and technology. New chapter summaries and review questions further reinforce your understanding and application skills, and feature boxes help you troubleshoot and prevent common errors. Overall, it’s the ideal radiology introduction for anyone pursuing a successful career in the dental professions!

Table of Contents

1. The History of Ionizing Radiation and Basic Principles of X-Ray Generation2. The Dental X-Ray Machine3. Image Formation4. Image Receptors5. Biologic Effects of Radiation6. Patient Protection 7. Operator Protection8. Infection Control in Dental Radiography9. Intraoral Radiographic Technique: The Paralleling Method10. Accessory Radiographic Techniques: Bisecting Technique and Occlusal Projections11. Film Processing Techniques12. Panoramic Radiography13. Extraoral Techniques14. Radiography of the Temporomandibular Joint15. Digital Imaging16. Advanced Imaging Systems17. Quality Assurance18. Patient Management and Special Problems19. Film Mounting and Radiographic Anatomy20. Principles of Radiographic Interpretation21. Caries and Periodontal Disease22. Pulpal and Periapical Lesions23. Developmental Disturbances of Teeth and Bone24. Bone and Other Lesions25. Legal ConsiderationsAppendix: Common Error SummariesGlossaryIndex