Radiology for the Dental Professional

ISBN-10: 0323064019

ISBN-13: 9780323064019

Edition: 9th 2010

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A complete guide to radiology principles and techniques, this comprehensive textbook helps you develop imaging skills through practical application. Detailed step-by-step procedures demonstrate proper techniques; photos and illustrations improve comprehension and readability. You'll learn to 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 unique lecture format ensures the chapters can be covered within one hour.A logical organization starts with the basics and makes it easier to progress through the material.Robust art program: a visual is essential to the learning process.Procedures boxes show detailed radiography procedures with illustrations and photos to appropriately 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.An Evolve website provides an instructor's manual, image collection, and test bank for instructors, and crossword puzzles and common error summaries for students. NEW coverage of Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) addresses 3-D images of the maxillofacial region using a cone shaped x-ray beam.Patient Management and Special Problems chapter improves coverage of bedridden patients and specific problems such as endodontic issues and third molars.New illustrations depict techniques and show the latest technology.
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Book details

List price: $86.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 3/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 552
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Ionizing Radiation and Basic Principles of X-Ray Generation
The Dental X-Ray Machine
Image Formation
Image Receptors
Biologic Effects of Radiation
Patient Protection
Operator Protection
Film Processing: The Darkroom
Infection Control in Dental Practice
Intraoral Technique: The Paralleling Method
Accessory Radiographic Techniques: Bisecting Technique and Occlusal Projections
Panoramic Radiography
Extraoral Techniques
Radiography of the Temporomandibular Joint
Digital Imaging
Advanced Imaging Systems
Quality Assurance
Patient Management and Special Problems
Film Mounting and Radiographic Anatomy
Principles of Radiographic Interpretation
Caries and Periodontal Disease
Pulpal and Periapical Lesions
Developmental Disturbances of Teeth and Bone
Bone and Other lesions
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