Set yourself up for success with this must-have oral radiography text. Dental Radiography: Principles and Techniques gives you a comprehensive foundation for the safe, effective use of radiation in the modern dental office. This combination textbook and training manual features easy-to-understand content combined with step-by-step techniques and a stellar art program to help you apply what you’ve learned to practice. Plus, new content focuses on pediatrics and the latest in digital and three-dimensional technology!
PART I. Radiation Basics 1. Radiation History 2. Radiation Physics 3. Radiation Characteristics 4. Radiation Biology 5. Radiation Protection
PART II. Equipment, Film, and Processing Basics 6. Dental X-Ray Equipment 7. Dental X-Ray Film 8. Dental X-Ray Image Characteristics 9. Dental X-Ray Film Processing 10. Quality Assurance in the Dental Office
PART III. 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 and the Dental Radiographer
PART IV. 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
PART V. Digital Imaging Basics 25. Digital Imaging 26. Three-Dimensional Digital Imaging
PART VI. Normal Anatomy and Film Mounting Basics 27. Normal Anatomy: Intraoral Images 28. Film Mounting and Viewing 29. Normal Anatomy: Panoramic Images
PART VII. Image Interpretation Basics 30. Introduction to Image 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