Radiography and Radiology for Dental Care Professionals / Edition 2

Radiography and Radiology for Dental Care Professionals / Edition 2

by Eric Whaites
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0702030406

ISBN-13: 9780702030406

Pub. Date: 12/02/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The second edition of this successful textbook offers support for learners and continues to provide a significant reference text suitable for all Dental Care Professionals. Offering a clear, easy-to-follow, comprehensive account of all aspects of dental radiography essential to this group of professionals, this book is an important resource that renders it

Overview

The second edition of this successful textbook offers support for learners and continues to provide a significant reference text suitable for all Dental Care Professionals. Offering a clear, easy-to-follow, comprehensive account of all aspects of dental radiography essential to this group of professionals, this book is an important resource that renders it essential reading, particularly for those undertaking examinations in Dental Radiography.

  • Presents the subject in an accessible format - highly illustrated, with short paragraphs, bulleted lists and flow diagrams
  • Clear line diagrams help readers learn to interpret the radiographs
  • Contains what the dental care professional needs to know and no more, i.e. basic principles of background science, practical details of radiography and an elementary account of radiological interpretation
  • Written by the best known UK textbook author in the subject area, who has been heavily involved in the British Dental Association's highly successful on-line course in dental radiography dental nurses


  • Digital imaging techniques are embedded in the main text and a short chapter on Cone Beam CT has been added to render the book fully compatible with recent changes in practice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702030406
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/02/2008
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

PART 1 INTRODUCTION

1. The radiographic image

PART 2 RADIATION PHYSICS, EQUIPMENT AND RADIATION PROTECTION

2. The production, properties and interactions of X-rays

3. Dental X-ray equipment, image receptors and image processing

4. Radiation dose, dosimetry and dose limitation

5. The biological effects associated with X-rays, risk and practical radiation protection

PART 3 RADIOGRAPHY

6. Dental radiography – general patient considerations including control of infection

7. Periapical radiography

8. Bitewing radiography

9. Occlusal radiography

10. Oblique lateral radiography

11. Cephalometric radiography

12. Tomography and panoramic radiography

13. Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT)

14. Radiographic assessment and localization of unerupted maxillary canines

15. The quality of radiographic images and quality assurance

PART 4 RADIOLOGY

16. Introduction to radiological interpretation

17. Dental caries and the assessment of restorations

18. The periapical tissues

19. The periodontal tissues and periodontal disease

20. Implant assessment

21. Atlas of diseases and abnormalities affecting the jaws

Bibliography and suggested reading

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