Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology

Drage, Whaites

  • Part 1 Introduction

    1 The radiographic image

    Part 2 Radiation physics, equipment and radiation protection

    2 The production, properties and interactions of X-rays

    3 Dental X-ray generating equipment

    4 Image receptors

    5 Imaging processing

    6 Radiation dose, dosimetry and dose limitation

    7 The biological effects associated with X-rays, risk and practical radiation protection

    Part 3 Radiography

    8 Dental radiography – general patient considerations including control of infection

    9 Periapical radiography

    10 Bitewing radiography

    11 Occlusal radiography

    12 Oblique lateral radiography

    13 Skull and maxillofacial radiography

    14 Cephalometric radiography

    15 Tomography and panoramic radiography

    16 Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT)

    17 The quality of radiographic images and quality assurance

    18 Alternative and specialized imaging modalities

    Part 4 Radiology

    19 Introduction to radiological interpretation

    20 Dental caries and the assessment of restorations

    21 The periapical tissues

    22 The periodontal tissues and periodontal disease

    23 Implant assessment

    24 Developmental abnormalities

    25 Radiological differential diagnosis – describing a lesion

    26 Differential diagnosis of radiolucent lesions of the jaws

    27 Differential diagnosis of lesions of variable radiopacity in the jaws

    28 Bone diseases of radiological importance

    29 Trauma to the teeth and facial skeleton

    30 The temporomandibular joint

    31 The maxillary antra

    32 The salivary glands

    Bibliography and suggested reading

    Index

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