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ISBN: 9780702058714
Page Count: 306
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Radiography and Radiology for Dental Care Professionals - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

by Eric Whaites, MSc BDS(Hons) FDSRCS(Edin) FDSRCS(Eng) FRCR DDRRCR and Nicholas Drage, BDS(Hons) FDSRCS(Eng) FDSRCPS(Glas) DDRRCR

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780702058714
Page Count: 306
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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This volume continues to provide a useful reference manual which is ideal for all Dental Care Professionals. Offering a clear, easy-to-follow, comprehensive account of all aspects of dental radiography perfectly tailored to the needs of DCPs, this book is an important resource that renders it essential reading, particularly for those undertaking examinations in dental radiography.

    • Clear and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy
    • More than 600 tables and illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-access manner
    • Led 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
    • 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
    • An all new online self assessment questions and answers module
    • Includes a new chapter on cone beam technology
    • Fully updated throughout with many new tables and images

    1. The radiographic image


    2. The production, properties and interactions of X-rays

    3. Dental X-ray equipment, image receptors and image processing

    4. Radiation dose, dosimetry and dose limitation

    5. The biological effects associated with X-rays, risk and practical radiation protection


    6. Dental radiography – general patient considerations including control of infection

    7. Periapical radiography

    8. Bitewing radiography

    9. Occlusal radiography

    10. Oblique lateral radiography

    11. Cephalometric radiography

    12. Tomography and panoramic radiography

    13. Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT)

    14. Radiographic assessment and localization of unerupted maxillary canines

    15. The quality of radiographic images and quality assurance


    16. Introduction to radiological interpretation

    17. Dental caries and the assessment of restorations

    18. The periapical tissues

    19. The periodontal tissues and periodontal disease

    20. Implant assessment

    21. Atlas of diseases and abnormalities affecting the jaws

    Bibliography and suggested reading

  • Eric Whaites, MSc BDS(Hons) FDSRCS(Edin) FDSRCS(Eng) FRCR DDRRCR, Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology, Head of the Unit of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiological Imaging, King’s College London Dental Institute at Guy’s, King’s College and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London, UK and Nicholas Drage, BDS(Hons) FDSRCS(Eng) FDSRCPS(Glas) DDRRCR, Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology, University Dental Hospital, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Cardiff, UK
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