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Radiology for the Dental Professional

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!

Book, 544 Pages

Published: March 2010

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09471-9


  • 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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