Dental Radiography: Principles and Techniques

Other | December 27, 2013

byJoen Iannucci, Joen Iannucci, Laura Jansen Howerton...

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Providing essential coverage of dental radiography principles and complete technical instruction,Dental Radiography: Principles and Techniques, 4thEdition, is your key to the safe, effective use of radiation in the dental office. The first ever full-color dental radiography resource, this combination of a textbook and a training manual guides you step-by-step through common procedures, with accompanying illustrations, case studies, and interactive exercises to help you apply what you've learned to practice.

  • A concise, straightforward writing stylemakes complex concepts more accessible and helps you easily identify the most important information.
  • Step-by-step procedurescombine clear instructions with anatomical drawings, positioning photos, and corresponding radiographs to help you confidently and accurately perform specific techniques, thus minimizing radiation exposure to the patient.
  • Helpful Hintsdetail common problems you may encounter in practice and provide a checklist to guide you through thedo'sanddon'tsof imaging procedures.
  • Quiz Questionsat the end of each chapter assess your understanding of important content.
  • Key terms, learning objectives, and chapter summarieshighlight essential information to help you study more efficiently.
  • Interactive exercises, terminology games, and case studiesmodeled on the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) on Evolve reinforce your understanding and help you prepare for examinations.
  • New chapter on cone beam computed tomography (CBCT)familiarizes you with emerging practices in dental radiography.
  • Updated chapter discussionsandnew radiographskeep you up to date on the latest information in digital imaging.
  • UNIQUE! Full-color design and new illustrations and photographsclarify difficult concepts and help you master proper positioning techniques.
  • UNIQUE! A comprehensive appendixprovides quick, easy access to all mathematical formulas used in dental radiography.

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Providing essential coverage of dental radiography principles and complete technical instruction,Dental Radiography: Principles and Techniques, 4thEdition, is your key to the safe, effective use of radiation in the dental office. The first ever full-color dental radiography resource, this combination of a textbook and a training manual...

Format:OtherDimensions:488 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 27, 2013Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323291295

ISBN - 13:9780323291293

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Table of Contents

PART 1: Radiation Basics

1. Radiation History

2. Radiation Physics

3. Radiation Characteristics

4. Radiation Biology

5. Radiation Protection

PART 2: Equipment, Film, and Processing Basics

6. Dental X-Ray Equipment

7. Dental X-Ray Film

8. Dental X-Ray Characteristics

9. Dental X-Ray Film Processing

10. Quality Assurance in the Dental Office

PART 3: Dental Radiographer Basics

11. Dental Radiographs and the Dental Radiographer

12. Patient Relations and the Dental Radiographer

13. Patient Education and the Dental Radiographer

14. Legal Issues and the Dental Radiographer

15. Infection Control

PART 4: Technique Basics

16. Introduction to Radiographic Examinations

17. Paralleling Technique

18. Bisecting Technique

19. Bite-Wing Technique

20. Exposure and Technique Errors

21. Occlusal and Localization Techniques

22. Panoramic Imaging

23. Extraoral Imaging

24. Imaging of Patients with Special Needs

25. Digital Radiography

26. Cone Beam Computed Tomography NEW!

PART 5: Normal Anatomy and Film Mounting Basics

27. Normal Anatomy: Intraoral Images

28. Film Mounting and Viewing

29. Normal Anatomy: Panoramic Images

PART 6: Radiographic Interpretation Basics

30. Introduction to Radiographic Interpretation

31. Descriptive Terminology

32. Identification of Restorations, Dental Materials, and Foreign Objects

33. Interpretation of Dental Caries

34. Interpretation of Periodontal Disease

35. Interpretation of Trauma and Pulpal and Periapical Lesions

APPENDIX: Mathematical Formulas Used in Dental Radiography

GLOSSARY

INDEX