Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists / Edition 7

Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists / Edition 7

by Orlen N. Johnson, Michael A. McNally, Christine E. Essay
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130932310

ISBN-13: 9780130932310

Pub. Date: 08/01/2002

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:
9780130932310
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/01/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
468
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1History of dental radiography1
Ch. 2Characteristics and measurement of radiation9
Ch. 3The dental x-ray machine : components and functions21
Ch. 4Producing quality radiographs35
Ch. 5Effects of radiation exposure49
Ch. 6Radiation protection59
Ch. 7Dental x-ray film77
Ch. 8Dental x-ray film processing87
Ch. 9Infection control103
Ch. 10Legal and ethical responsibilities119
Ch. 11Patient relations and education127
Ch. 12Intraoral radiographic procedures137
Ch. 13The periapical examination149
Ch. 14The bitewing examination181
Ch. 15The occlusal examination201
Ch. 16Identifying and correcting undiagnostic radiographs215
Ch. 17Quality assurance in dental radiography229
Ch. 18Mounting and introduction to interpretation239
Ch. 19Recognizing normal radiographic anatomy249
Ch. 20Recognizing deviations from normal radiographic anatomy267
Ch. 21The use of radiographs in the detection of dental caries283
Ch. 22The use of radiographs in the evaluation of periodontal diseases295
Ch. 23Radiographic techniques for children309
Ch. 24Managing patients with special needs325
Ch. 25Supplemental radiographic techniques335
Ch. 26Digital radiography349
Ch. 27Extraoral radiography367
Ch. 28Panoramic radiography383

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