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

Details

No. of pages:
232
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323291163
Electronic ISBN:
9780323370998
Print ISBN:
9780323063999

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