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Radiology for Dental Auxiliaries

Applies basic principles of dental maxillofacial imaging to clinical practice.
Describes techniques with thorough, step-by-step procedures and illustrations.
Discusses and illustrates common errors in radiography technique and thoroughly explores remedies to prevent mistakes.
Contains comprehensive coverage of emerging digital imaging techniques.
Features an available illustrated Study Guide which corresponds chapter by chapter to the textbook and stresses the essential information through definitions, short essays, matching questions, illustrations, completion, and multiple choice questions.
Includes three all new chapters with the latest information on Image Receptors, Digital Imaging, and Newer Imaging Systems featuring CT scans and MRI.
Provides much expanded coverage of radiographic interpretation and diagnosis.
Contains 85 new illustrations.
Incorporates a new, two-color format which enhances key concepts and helps illustrate important skills.
Includes Key Words, Learning Objectives, and Chapter Outlines in every chapter!
Features an available Instructor's Manual with Test Bank which includes 381 questions (discussion, fill-in-the-blank, and multiple choice), chapter objectives, outlines, and helpful teaching tips and strategies from the author.

Ionizing radiation and basic principles of X-ray generation; Image formation; Image receptors; Biologic effects of radiation; Radiation protection; Film processing--the darkroom; Infection control; Intraoral technique: the paralleling method; Accessory radiographic techniques: bisecting technique, occlusal projections; Panoramic radiography; Extraoral radiographic techniques; Digital radiography; Newer imaging systems; Patient management and special problems; Film mounting and radiographic anatomy; Radiographic interpretation: caries and periodontal disease; Pulpal and periapical lesions; Developmental disturbances of teeth and bone; Bone and other lesions; Legal considerations;

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Book Description
Radiology for Dental Auxiliaries presents the basic principles of clinical radiology for students in dental hygiene and dental assisting programs. This well-established, comprehensive textbook also provides a good review for the interpretation of radiographs and trouble-shooting errors for practicing hygienists and assistants. Topics include: basic x-ray generation, image formation, film mounting, biologic effects of radiation, lesions, infection control, film processing and interpretation, intraoral and extraoral techniques, panoramic radiography, patient management, and legal considerations.