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Revised and updated to include the latest trends in research and clinical methods, the seventh edition of Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists presents a clearly written treatment of one of the most important techniques used in dental diagnosis. Providing a balance of both essential fundamental theories and the day-to-day clinical procedures practiced in the office, it is an in-depth introduction to dental radiography.
- 93 new radiographs, diagrams, tables and photographs.
- Revised writing style is clear and easy to understand.
- Chapters organized into eight manageable sections.
- Objectives and Key Terms begin each chapter.
- Chapter-ending review questions with answers.
Table of Contents
|History And Radiation Basics|
|History of Dental Radiography|
|Characteristics of Radiation|
|The Dental X-Ray Machine—Components and Functions|
|Producing Quality Radiographs|
|Biological Effects Of Radiation And Radiation Protection|
|Effects of Radiation Exposure|
|Dental X-Ray Film And Processing Techniques|
|Dental X-Ray Films|
|Dental X-Ray Film Processing|
|Identifying and Correcting Faulty Radiographs|
|Quality Assurance in Dental Radiography|
|Radiographic Anatomy And Mounting Radiographs|
|Normal Radiographic Anatomy|
|Mounting and Viewing Dental Radiographs|
|Intraoral Radiographic Procedures|
|The Periapical Examination|
|The Bitewing Examination|
|The Occlusal Examination|
|Radiographic Techniques for Children|
|Radiographic Techniques for the Endentulous Patient|
|Dental Radiographer Fundamentals|
|Patient Relations and Education|
|Managing Patients with Special Needs|
|Regulations and Legal Aspects|
|Introduction to Radiographic Interpretation|
|Answers to Review Questions|
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