Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology / Edition 4

Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology / Edition 4

by Eric Whaites
     
 

ISBN-10: 044310168X

ISBN-13: 9780443101687

Pub. Date: 02/19/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology is a popular and highly successful textbook for dental students and candidates for postgraduate dental examinations. In this new edition, digital imaging is treated as part of mainstream dental radiography, recent classification changes and the latest developments in cone beam technology have been included and the line…  See more details below

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Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology is a popular and highly successful textbook for dental students and candidates for postgraduate dental examinations. In this new edition, digital imaging is treated as part of mainstream dental radiography, recent classification changes and the latest developments in cone beam technology have been included and the line diagrams have been redrawn.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443101687
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/19/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     vii
Preface     ix
Acknowledgements     xi
Introduction     1
The radiographic image     3
Radiation physics and equipment     13
The production, properties and interaction of X-rays     15
Dose units and dosimetry     25
The biological effects and risks associated with X-rays     29
Dental X-ray generating equipment     35
Image receptors     41
Image processing     55
Radiation protection     67
Radiation protection and legislation     69
Radiography     83
Dental radiography - general patient considerations including control of infection     85
Periapical radiography     97
Bitewing radiography     125
Occlusal radiography     135
Oblique lateral radiography     141
Skull and maxillofacial radiography     149
Cephalometric radiography     169
Tomography     179
Panoramic radiography (dental panoramic tomography)     187
The quality of radiographic images and quality assurance     207
Alternative and specialized imaging modalities     223
Radiology     243
Introduction to radiological interpretation     245
Dental caries and the assessment of restorations     251
The periapical tissues     265
The periodontal tissues and periodontal disease     277
Implant assessment     289
Developmental abnormalities     299
Radiological differential diagnosis - describing a lesion     323
Differential diagnosis of radiolucent lesions of the jaws     329
Differential diagnosis of lesions of variable radiopacity in the jaws     355
The maxillary antra     373
Trauma to the teeth and facial skeleton     387
The temporomandibular joint     411
Bone diseases of radiological importance     431
The salivary glands     445
Bibliography and suggested reading     459
Index     463

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