Study Guide for Radiology for the Dental Professional

9th Edition


  • Herbert Frommer
  • Jeanine Stabulas-Savage
  • Key Features

    • Educational objectives are included at the beginning of each chapter, helping you focus on essential concepts and how they apply in a clinical setting.
    • Activities test your comprehension of the material, and include:
      • Definitions of key terms
      • Short essay questions
      • Matching questions
      • Illustration labeling and identification
      • Fill-in-the-blank questions
      • Multiple-choice questions
      • True/false questions
    • Illustrations (many of which are found only in the study guide) ask you to identify errors and anomalies found on radiographs.
    • Perforated pages may be easily removed and placed in a notebook with lectures notes or submitted to the instructor.

    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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