Radiology for the Dental Professional


Author: Herbert H. Frommer,Jeanine J. Stabulas-Savage
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323291155
Category: Medical
Page: 552
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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! 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. Expanded coverage of digital imaging techniques. Patient Management and Special Problems chapter improves coverage of nervous patients, patients with special needs, pediatric patients, and specific problems such as endodontic issues and third molars. New illustrations depict techniques and show the latest technology.

Radiography and Radiology for Dental Care Professionals - E-Book


Author: Eric Whaites,Nicholas Drage
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702051675
Category: Medical
Page: 288
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This is a new edition of a popular text that presents all of the information that a Dental Care Practitioner needs to know in order to safely capture high-quality clinical images. In this latest edition, both traditional methods of imaging and new modalities are included, such as cone beam CT, and the author team has been expanded to bring a fresh approach to the subject area. Written in an accessible manner which avoids unnecessary detail, each page spread has been carefully designed to ensure clarity of understanding by the reader to ensure both exam success and confidence and safety in the clinical situation. Topics address the whole curriculum and range from the basic physics of imaging to radiation protection and safety legislation. Suitable for all Dental Care Professionals, this book has become essential reading for all readers who intend to undertake clinical imaging. Clear and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy More than 650 illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an accessible manner Written by the best known UK textbook author in the subject area, who has been heavily involved in the British Dental Association's highly successful on-line course in dental radiography Contains what the Dental Care Professional needs to know and no more, i.e. basic principles of background science, practical details of radiography and an elementary account of radiological interpretation Includes a new chapter on cone beam technology Fully updated throughout including current legislation and safety guidelines

Interpreting Dental Radiographs


Author: B.W. Beeching
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401180253
Category: Medical
Page: 158
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The title Interpreting Dental Radiographs indicates the intended prac tical nature of this book. It is hoped that students, practitioners, dental radiologists and senior radiographers will find this straightforward volume a useful chairside as it covers the common, and some of the more rare, companion, radiological appearances seen within the field of dentistry. Medical radiologists should find the text and related radiographic examples a useful supplement to their knowledge of general radiology. The writer has attempted to indicate that interpretation of dental radiographs is not always simple and straightforward, particularly when considering periapical changes and neoplasms. Careful assess ment of the whole radiograph is essential to avoid the pitfall of developing 'tunnel vision'! No apology is given for the repetitive indication of the types of radiographic views necessary to illustrate structures and pathological processes. It is hoped that this will make students realise the importance of requesting the correct radiographic views for the condition under consideration. The few references given should open the field of further reading to those interested in dental radiology.

Panoramic Radiology

Seminars on Maxillofacial Imaging and Interpretation
Author: Allan G. Farman
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540462309
Category: Medical
Page: 232
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Panoramic radiology systems are currently being used in more practices than at other any time in the past. The practitioner now has decisions to make regarding detector technology selection for image acquisition and must remain informed about appropriate usage. This book is applicable to all panoramic dental images and equipment. It approaches panoramic radiology usage in the context of general and specialty applications.

Illustrated Questions in Orthodontics


Author: Claire Nightingale,Jonathan Sandy
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198714823
Category: Medical
Page: 176
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First published as Orthodontics in 2000.

Radiography and Radiology for Dental Care Professionals - E-Book


Author: Eric Whaites,Nicholas Drage
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702051675
Category: Medical
Page: 288
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This is a new edition of a popular text that presents all of the information that a Dental Care Practitioner needs to know in order to safely capture high-quality clinical images. In this latest edition, both traditional methods of imaging and new modalities are included, such as cone beam CT, and the author team has been expanded to bring a fresh approach to the subject area. Written in an accessible manner which avoids unnecessary detail, each page spread has been carefully designed to ensure clarity of understanding by the reader to ensure both exam success and confidence and safety in the clinical situation. Topics address the whole curriculum and range from the basic physics of imaging to radiation protection and safety legislation. Suitable for all Dental Care Professionals, this book has become essential reading for all readers who intend to undertake clinical imaging. Clear and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy More than 650 illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an accessible manner Written by the best known UK textbook author in the subject area, who has been heavily involved in the British Dental Association's highly successful on-line course in dental radiography Contains what the Dental Care Professional needs to know and no more, i.e. basic principles of background science, practical details of radiography and an elementary account of radiological interpretation Includes a new chapter on cone beam technology Fully updated throughout including current legislation and safety guidelines

Oral Radiology - E-Book

Principles and Interpretation
Author: Stuart C. White,Michael J. Pharoah
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323096344
Category: Medical
Page: 696
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With more than 1,000 high-quality radiographs and illustrations, this bestselling book visually demonstrates the basic principles of oral and maxillofacial radiology as well as effective clinical application. You’ll be able to diagnose and treat patients effectively with the coverage of imaging techniques, including specialized techniques such as MRI and CT, and the comprehensive discussion of the radiographic interpretation of pathology. The book also covers radiation physics, radiation biology, and radiation safety and protection — helping you provide state-of-the-art care! A consistent format makes it easy to follow and comprehend clinical material on each pathologic condition, including a definition, synonyms, clinical features, radiographic features, differential diagnosis, and management/treatment. Updated photos show new equipment and radiographs in the areas of intraoral radiographs, normal radiographic anatomy, panoramic imaging, and advanced imaging. Updated Digital Imaging chapter expands coverage of PSP plates and its use in cephalometric and panoramic imaging, examining the larger latitudes of photostimulable phosphor receptors and their linear response to the five orders of magnitude of x-ray exposure. Updated Guidelines for Prescribing Dental Radiographs chapter includes the latest ADA guidelines, and also discusses the European Guidelines. Updated information on radiographic manifestations of diseases in the orofacial region includes the latest data on etiology and diagnosis, with an emphasis on advanced imaging. Expert contributors include many authors with worldwide reputations. Cone Beam Computed Tomography chapter covers machines, the imaging process, and typical clinical applications of cone-beam imaging, with examples of examinations made from scans. Evolve website adds more coverage of cases, with more examples of specific issues.

Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology


Author: Eric Whaites,Nicholas Drage
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702045993
Category: Medical
Page: 478
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This highly popular text presents everything that an undergraduate dental student, postgraduate student or general dental practitioner needs to know in order to safely capture high-quality clinical images and accurately interpret their findings. In this latest edition, both traditional methods of imaging and new modalities are explored - specifically cone beam CT - and a new author has been brought on board to bring a fresh approach to the subject area. Written in an accessible manner, which avoids unnecessary detail, each page spread has been carefully designed to ensure clarity of understanding by the reader to facilitate both examination success and confidence and safety in the clinical situation. Topics address the whole BDS curriculum and range from the physics of imaging and radiation protection to infection control and regional image interpretation. Perfect for undergraduate students, post-graduate students, specialist trainees and general dental practitioners alike, Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology has become the 'must-have' volume for all readers who practise or who intend to practise clinical dentistry. Provides a comprehensive account of the radiology and radiography topics usually examined at undergraduate and postgraduate level Clear and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy More than 1100 illustrations - many of them updated - present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an accessible manner Contains recent classifications and advanced imaging modalities including cone beam CT imaging techniques An online, regularly updated, summary of the current UK ionising radiation legislation and guidance on good practice for all dental practitioners as well as a summary of the latest UK guidance in relation to the use of Cone Beam CT (CBCT) equipment An all new online self assessment questions and answers module. Questions have been specially prepared for each of the 32 Chapters to enable students to assess their own knowledge and understanding as they prepare for examinations. These include a mixture of single best answer and multiple correct answer questions, drag and drop identification of radiological anatomy as well as new examples of various pathological conditions to enable practice of diagnostic skills. Includes a new chapter on cone beam technology and numerous examples of advanced imaging throughout the book

X-rays in dentistry


Author: Eastman Kodak Company. Health Sciences Division,Eastman Kodak Company. Radiography Markets Division
Publisher: Kodak
ISBN: N.A
Category: Teeth
Page: 84
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Oral Radiology - E-Book

Principles and Interpretation
Author: Stuart C. White,Michael J. Pharoah
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323075924
Category: Medical
Page: 656
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With more than 1,000 high-quality radiographs and illustrations, this bestselling book visually demonstrates the basic principles of oral and maxillofacial radiology as well as effective clinical application. You’ll be able to diagnose and treat patients effectively with the coverage of imaging techniques, including specialized techniques such as MRI and CT, and the comprehensive discussion of the radiographic interpretation of pathology. The book also covers radiation physics, radiation biology, and radiation safety and protection — helping you provide state-of-the-art care! A consistent format makes it easy to follow and comprehend clinical material on each pathologic condition, including a definition, synonyms, clinical features, radiographic features, differential diagnosis, and management/treatment. Updated photos show new equipment and radiographs in the areas of intraoral radiographs, normal radiographic anatomy, panoramic imaging, and advanced imaging. Updated Digital Imaging chapter expands coverage of PSP plates and its use in cephalometric and panoramic imaging, examining the larger latitudes of photostimulable phosphor receptors and their linear response to the five orders of magnitude of x-ray exposure. Updated Guidelines for Prescribing Dental Radiographs chapter includes the latest ADA guidelines, and also discusses the European Guidelines. Updated information on radiographic manifestations of diseases in the orofacial region includes the latest data on etiology and diagnosis, with an emphasis on advanced imaging. Expert contributors include many authors with worldwide reputations. Cone Beam Computed Tomography chapter covers machines, the imaging process, and typical clinical applications of cone-beam imaging, with examples of examinations made from scans. Evolve website adds more coverage of cases, with more examples of specific issues.

Principles of Dental Imaging


Author: Olaf E. Langland,Robert P. Langlais,John W. Preece
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781729659
Category: Medical
Page: 459
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This new edition successfully combines elements of radiographic technique with interpretation information for readers. Five sections cover the concepts of radiologic imaging, radiographic techniques and procedures, special imaging techniques, radiation health, and assessment and interpretation. Based on the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology guidelines published by the American Association of Dental Schools, this unique book features numerous high-quality photographs, radiographs, and line drawings. New information on digital radiography, radiation health, periodontal disease, and image assessment is included, as well as chapter review questions, case-based questions, and workshop and laboratory exercises. To help readers prepare for certification, sample multiple-choice and case-based questions for the National and State Board Certification Examinations are also included.

Radiation Protection of Patients


Author: R. Wootton
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521426695
Category: Medical
Page: 152
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A textbook for medical personnel involved in the administration of radiation for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.

Radiographic Techniques and Image Evaluation


Author: Elizabeth M. Unett,Jo Campling,Amanda J. Royle
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1489929975
Category: Medical
Page: 324
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I welcome this book on behalf of radiographic practitioners every where. It arrives at a time of rapid change within the world of medical imaging where advancing technology and changes in employment conditions are having a major effect on the everyday working practices of those who physically and clinically direct radiation. The development of radiography as a graduate profession within the United Kingdom provides the opportunity for role extension and role fulfilment for radiographers. Moves toward standardized quality assurance and quality control programmes in radiography and radi ology include not only the audit of equipment but also working practices. The science and art of image production form the corner stone for these working practices where radiographic skills and image quality lead to the provision of a caring, quality service. This book will help the development and continuation of this programme by affording detailed information on a wide range of imaging procedures for radiographers, including positioning and procedural protocols, as well as image acceptance criteria. A major feature of this book is the systematic chronological presentation of its content which makes it a boon to both the new and experienced practitioner as well as those studying for a radiography degree or involved in the first year of the FRCR examination. Elizabeth Unett and Amanda Royle are experienced radiographers and educationists in imaging sciences. They have both played a major role in the development of clinical education programmes for diploma and undergraduate radiography students.

Pocket Atlas of Dental Radiology


Author: Friedrich A. Pasler,Heiko Visser
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1604061375
Category: Medical
Page: 352
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In this age of highly specialized medical imaging, an examination of the teeth and alveolar bone is almost unthinkable without the use of radiographs. This highly informative and easy-to-read book with a collection of 798 radiographs, tables, and photos provides a myriad of problem-solving tips concerning the fundamentals of radiographic techniques, quality assurance, image processing, radiographic anatomy, and radiographic diagnosis. Information is easy to find, enabling the reader to literally get a grasp of essential new knowledge in next to no time. The dental practice team now has a pocket consultant at its fingertips, providing practical ways to incorporate new techniques into daily practice.A fine-tuned didactic conceptEach topical concept is printed compactly on a double-page spreadOn the left: concise and highly instructive textOn the right: informative, high-quality illustrationsMain topics include:Examination strategies, radiation protection, quality assuranceConventional and digital radiographic techniquesRadiographic anatomy: The problems of object localization and how to solve themRecent research with conventional radiography, CT, MRI, etc.Normal variations and pathologic conditions as viewed with the various imaging techniquesA concise and up-to-date presentation of modern dental radiology