Radiology for the Dental Professional / Edition 9

Radiology for the Dental Professional / Edition 9

by Herbert H. Frommer, Jeanine J. Stabulas-Savage
     
 

A complete guide to radiology principles and techniques, Radiology for the Dental Professional, 9th Edition helps you develop imaging skills through practical application. Detailed step-by-step procedures demonstrate proper techniques; photos and illustrations improve comprehension and readability. Written by Herbert H. Frommer, DDS, and Jeanine J. Stabulas,

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A complete guide to radiology principles and techniques, Radiology for the Dental Professional, 9th Edition helps you develop imaging skills through practical application. Detailed step-by-step procedures demonstrate proper techniques; photos and illustrations improve comprehension and readability. Written by Herbert H. Frommer, DDS, and Jeanine J. Stabulas, RDH, BS, MPH, this book will help you interpret radiographs, and troubleshoot and prevent common errors. For students, it's an ideal introduction to radiology; for dental hygiene/assisting professionals, it's a great review!

A logical organization starts with the basics and makes it easier to progress through the material.
Procedures boxes show detailed radiography procedures with illustrations and photos to demonstrate proper techniques.
Common Errors boxes explain mistakes in radiographic techniques and describe how they can be resolved.
Advantages/Disadvantages boxes compare and contrast the good and bad elements of radiographic techniques.
Detailed outlines and educational objectives at the beginning of each chapter identify the information that you are expected to learn.
Key terms are listed at the beginning of each chapter and highlighted upon first mention in the text.

Expanded coverage of digital imaging techniques.
Patient Management and Special Problems chapter improves coverage of nervous patients, patients with special needs, pediatric patients, and specific problems such as endodontic issues and third molars.
New illustrations depict techniques and show the latest technology.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323064019
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
552
Sales rank:
703,333
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

1 Ionizing Radiation and Basic Principles of X-Ray Generation 1

2 The Dental X-Ray Machine 21

3 Image Formation 37

4 Image Receptors 53

5 Biologic Effects of Radiation 67

6 Patient Protection 87

7 Operator Protection 105

8 Film Processing: The Darkroom 113

9 Infection Control in Dental Practice 149

10 Intraoral Technique: The Paralleling Method 165

11 Accessory Radiographic Techniques: Bisecting Technique and Occlusal Projections 211

12 Panoramic Radiography 233

13 Extraoral Techniques 263

14 Radiography of the Temporomandibular Joint 277

15 Digital Imaging 287

16 Advanced Imaging Systems 309

17 Quality Assurance 323

18 Patient Management and Special Problems 331

19 Film Mounting and Radiographic Anatomy 359

20 Principles of Radiographic Interpretation 393

21 Caries and Periodontal Disease 401

22 Pulpal and Periapical Lesions 421

23 Developmental Disturbances of Teeth and Bone 435

24 Bone and Other lesions 457

25 Legal Considerations 469

Appendix 477

Glossary 491

Index 513

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