Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists / Edition 7by Orlen N. Johnson, Michael A. McNally, Christine E. Essay
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/i>/i>… See more details below
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.
- 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.
- Prentice Hall
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- Older Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 7.80(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.73(d)
Table of Contents
|Ch. 1||History of dental radiography||1|
|Ch. 2||Characteristics and measurement of radiation||9|
|Ch. 3||The dental x-ray machine : components and functions||21|
|Ch. 4||Producing quality radiographs||35|
|Ch. 5||Effects of radiation exposure||49|
|Ch. 6||Radiation protection||59|
|Ch. 7||Dental x-ray film||77|
|Ch. 8||Dental x-ray film processing||87|
|Ch. 9||Infection control||103|
|Ch. 10||Legal and ethical responsibilities||119|
|Ch. 11||Patient relations and education||127|
|Ch. 12||Intraoral radiographic procedures||137|
|Ch. 13||The periapical examination||149|
|Ch. 14||The bitewing examination||181|
|Ch. 15||The occlusal examination||201|
|Ch. 16||Identifying and correcting undiagnostic radiographs||215|
|Ch. 17||Quality assurance in dental radiography||229|
|Ch. 18||Mounting and introduction to interpretation||239|
|Ch. 19||Recognizing normal radiographic anatomy||249|
|Ch. 20||Recognizing deviations from normal radiographic anatomy||267|
|Ch. 21||The use of radiographs in the detection of dental caries||283|
|Ch. 22||The use of radiographs in the evaluation of periodontal diseases||295|
|Ch. 23||Radiographic techniques for children||309|
|Ch. 24||Managing patients with special needs||325|
|Ch. 25||Supplemental radiographic techniques||335|
|Ch. 26||Digital radiography||349|
|Ch. 27||Extraoral radiography||367|
|Ch. 28||Panoramic radiography||383|
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