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Radiography and radiology for dental care professionals /
written and illustrated by Eric Whaites ; foreword by Mabel Slater.
edition
2nd ed.
imprint
Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2009.
description
xi, 276 p.
ISBN
0702030406 (softcover), 9780702030406 (softcover)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2009.
isbn
0702030406 (softcover)
9780702030406 (softcover)
contents note
The radiographic image -- The production, properties and interaction of X-rays -- Dose units of dosimetry -- The biological effects and risks associated with X-rays -- Dental X-ray equipment, image receptors and image processing -- Radiation protection -- Dental radiography: general patient considerations including control of infection -- Periapical radiography -- Bitewing radiography -- Occlusal radiography -- Oblique lateral radiography -- Cephalometric radiography -- Panoramic radiography (dental panoramic tomography) -- Radiographic assessment and localization of unerupted maxillary canines -- The quality of radiographic images -- Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) -- Introduction to radiological interpretation -- Dental caries and the assessment of restorations -- The periapical tissues -- The periodontal tissues and periodontal disease -- Implant assessment -- Atlas of diseases and abnormalities affecting the jaws.
catalogue key
7630343
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-268) and index.
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
Suitable for candidates for exams such as the UK Certificate in Dental Radiography, this is a textbook on dental radiography and radiology for dental nurses or dental assistants.
Main Description
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
Table of Contents
Introduction
The radiographic image
Radiation Physics and Equipment
The production, properties and interaction of X-rays
T Dose units and dosimetry
T The biological effects and risks associated with X-rays
T Dental X-ray generating equipment, image receptors and image processing
Radiation Protection
Radiation protection and legislation
Radiography
Dental radiography - general patient considerations including control of infection
Periapical radiography
Bitewing radiography
Occlusal radiography
Oblique lateral radiography
Cephalometric radiography
Panoramic radiography
Radiographic assessment and localization of unerupted canines
The quality of radiographic images and quality assurance
Cone beam computed tomography
Radiology
Introduction to radiological interpretation
Dental caries and the assessment of restorations
The periapical tissues
The periodontal tissues and periodontal disease
Implant assessment
Atlas of diseases and abnormalities affecting the jaws
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