Key Features

  • A logical organization starts with the basics and makes it easier to progress through the material.
  • Procedures boxes show detailed radiography procedures with illustrations and photos to demonstrate proper techniques.
  • Common Errors boxes explain mistakes in radiographic techniques and describe how they can be resolved.
  • Advantages/Disadvantages boxes compare and contrast the good and bad elements of radiographic techniques.
  • Detailed outlines and educational objectives at the beginning of each chapter identify the information that you are expected to learn.
  • Key terms are listed at the beginning of each chapter and highlighted upon first mention in the text.


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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