Radiology for the Dental Professional

By

  • Herbert Frommer, BA, DDS, FACD, Professor Emeritus of Radiology, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY; Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
  • Jeanine Stabulas-Savage, RDH, BS, MPH, Assistant Clinical Professor Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology, & Medicine Division of Radiology New York University College of Dentistry New York, NY

A complete guide to radiology principles and techniques, Radiology for the Dental Professional, 9th Edition helps you develop imaging skills through practical application. Detailed step-by-step procedures demonstrate proper techniques; photos and illustrations improve comprehension and readability. Written by Herbert H. Frommer, DDS, and Jeanine J. Stabulas, RDH, BS, MPH, this book will help you interpret radiographs, and troubleshoot and prevent common errors. For students, it's an ideal introduction to radiology; for dental hygiene/assisting professionals, it's a great review!
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Book information

  • Published: March 2010
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09471-9


Table of Contents

1. Ionizing Radiation and Basic Principles of X-Ray Generation

2. The Dental X-Ray Machine

3. Image Formation

4. Image Receptors

5. Biologic Effects of Radiation

6. Patient Protection

7. Operator Protection

8. Film Processing: The Darkroom

9. Infection Control in Dental Practice

10. Intraoral Technique: The Paralleling Method

11. Accessory Radiographic Techniques: Bisecting Technique and Occlusal Projections

12. Panoramic Radiography

13. Extraoral Techniques

14. Radiography of the Temporomandibular Joint

15. Digital Imaging

16. Advanced Imaging Systems

17. Quality Assurance

18. Patient Management and Special Problems

19. Film Mounting and Radiographic Anatomy

20. Principles of Radiographic Interpretation

21. Caries and Periodontal Disease

22. Pulpal and Periapical Lesions

23. Developing Disturbances of Teeth and Bone

24. Bone and Other Lesions

25. Legal Considerations

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