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Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists

Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists - 6th edition

Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780838522226

ISBN10: 083852222X

Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists by Orlen N. Johnson, Michael A. McNally and Christine E. Essay - ISBN 9780838522226
Edition: 6TH 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Appleton & Lange
Published: 1999
International: No
Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists by Orlen N. Johnson, Michael A. McNally and Christine E. Essay - ISBN 9780838522226

ISBN13: 9780838522226

ISBN10: 083852222X

Summary

This updated book combines theory and basic applications of dental radiography with practical hints for the dental hygiene and dental assisting students.

Revisions include many changes which reflect new developments in the field, including those related to technique and equipment. The book includes a brief history of dental radiography, functions of the dental x-ray machine, radiation protection, x-ray films and processing, preliminary interpretation of radiographs, as well as different types of radiographs and examinations.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and History of Dental Radiography.
2. Characteristics of Radiation.
3. The Dental X-Ray Machine -- Components and Functions.
4. Producing Quality Radiographs.
5. Effects of Radiation Exposure.
6. Radiation Protection.
7. Infection Control.
8. Dental X-Ray Films.
9. Dental X-Ray Film Processing.
10. Quality Assurance in Dental Radiography.
11. Identification of Anatomical Landmarks for Mounting Radiographs.
12. Preliminary Interpretation of the Radiographs.
13. Identifying and Correcting Faulty Radiographs.
14. Intraoral Radiographic Procedures.
15. The Periapical Examination.
16. The Bitewing Examination.
17. The Occlusal Examination.
18. Radiography for Children.
19. Radiography for the Endentulous Patient.
20. Extraoral Radiography.
21. Panoramic Radiography.
22. Regulations and Legal Aspects.
23. Managing Patients with Special Needs.
24. Patient Relations and Education.



Answers to Review Questions.
Glossary.
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