Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists / Edition 8

Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists / Edition 8

by Orlen Johnson, Evelyn Thomson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131710087

ISBN-13: 9780131710085

Pub. Date: 05/26/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Revised and updated to include the latest trends in research and clinical methods, the seventh edition of Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists presents a clearly written treatment of one of the most important techniques used in dental diagnosis. Providing a balance of both essential fundamental theories and the

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Revised and updated to include the latest trends in research and clinical methods, the seventh edition of Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists presents a clearly written treatment of one of the most important techniques used in dental diagnosis. Providing a balance of both essential fundamental theories and the day-to-day clinical procedures practiced in the office, it is an in-depth introduction to dental radiography.

Features:

  • 93 new radiographs, diagrams, tables and photographs.
  • Revised writing style is clear and easy to understand.
  • Chapters organized into eight manageable sections.
  • Objectives and Key Terms begin each chapter.
  • Chapter-ending review questions with answers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131710085
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/26/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.58(w) x 10.83(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Historical Perspective and Radiation Basics

Chapter 1 History of Dental Radiology

Chapter 2 Characteristics of Radiation

Chapter 3 The Dental X-ray Machine: Components and Functions

Chapter 4 Producing Quality Radiographs

PART II: Biological Effects of Radiation and Radiation Protection

Chapter 5 Effects of Radiation Exposure

Chapter 6 Radiation Protection

PART III: Dental X-ray Film and Processing Techniques

Chapter 7 Dental X-ray Film

Chapter 8 Dental X-ray Film Processing

PART IV: Dental Radiographer Fundamentals

Chapter 9 Infection Control

Chapter 10 Legal and Ethical Responsibilities

Chapter 11 Patient Relations and Education

PART V: Intraoral Techniques

Chapter 12 Intraoral Radiographic Procedures

Chapter 13 The Periapical Examination

Chapter 14 The Bitewing Examination

Chapter 15 The Occlusal Examination

PART VI Radiographic Pitfalls and Quality Assurance

Chapter 16 Identifying and Correcting Undiagnostic Radiographs

Chapter 17 Quality Assurance in Dental Radiography

PART VII: Mounting and Viewing Dental Radiographs

Chapter 18 Mounting and Introduction to Interpretation

Chapter 19 Recognizing Normal Radiographic Anatomy

Chapter 20 Recognizing Deviations from Normal Radiographic Anatomy

Chapter 21 The Use of Radiographs in the Detection of Dental Caries

Chapter 22 The Use of Radiographs in the Evaluation of Periodontal Diseases

PART VIII: Patient Management and Supplemental Techniques

Chapter 23 Radiographic Techniques for Children

Chapter 24 Managing Patients with Special Needs

Chapter 25 Supplemental Radiographic Techniques

Chapter 26 Digital Radiography

PART IX: Extraoral Techniques

Chapter 27 Extraoral Radiography

Chapter 28 Panoramic Radiography

Answers to Review Questions

Glossary

Index

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