Oral Radiology

Principles and Interpretation

By

  • Stuart White, DDS, PhD, Distinguished Professor, Section of Oral and Maxilofacial Radiology, University of California, School of Dentistry, Center for Health Sciences, Los Angeles, CA
  • Michael Pharoah, DDS, Professor, Department of Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

With more than 1,000 high-quality radiographs and illustrations, this bestselling book visually demonstrates the basic principles of oral and maxillofacial radiology as well as effective clinical application. You’ll be able to diagnose and treat patients effectively with the coverage of imaging techniques, including specialized techniques such as MRI and CT, and the comprehensive discussion of the radiographic interpretation of pathology. The book also covers radiation physics, radiation biology, and radiation safety and protection — helping you provide state-of-the-art care!
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Book information

  • Published: September 2008
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09371-2


Table of Contents

Part I The Physics of Ionizing Radiation

1. Radiation Physics

Part II Biological Effects of Radiation

2. Radiobiology

Part III Radiation Safety and Protection

3. Radiation Safety and Protection

Part IV Imaging Principles and Techniques

4. Projection Geometry

5. X-ray film, Intensifying Screens, and Grids

6. Processing X-Ray Film

7. Digital Imaging

8. Radiographic Quality Assurance and Infection Control

9. Intraoral Radiographic Examinations

10. Normal Radiographic Anatomy

11. Panoramic Imaging

12. Extraoral Radiographic Examinations

13. Advanced Imaging

14. NEW!Cone Beam Computed Tomography

15. Guidelines for Prescribing Dental Radiographs

Part V Radiographic Interpretation of Pathology

16. Principles of Radiographic Interpretation

17. Dental Caries

18. Periodontal Diseases

19. Dental Anomalies

20. Inflammations Lesions of the Jaws

21. Cysts of the Jaws

22. Benign Tumors of the Jaws

23. Malignant Disease of the Jaws

24. Bone Diseases Manifested in the Jaws

25. Systemic Diseases Manifested in the Jaws

26. Diagnostic Imaging of the Temporomandibular Joint

27. Paranasal Sinuses

28. Soft Tissue Calcifications and Ossifications

29. Trauma to Teeth and Facial Structures

30. Developmental Disturbances of the Face and Jaws

31. Salivary Gland Radiology

32. Orofacial Implants