Fundamentals of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. Fundamentals (Dentistry)

  • ID: 4226188
  • Book
  • 264 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Fundamentals of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology provides a concise overview of the principles of dental radiology. The book offers a complete introduction to foundational knowledge and skills, emphasizing their application to clinical practice, with synopses of the most common osseous pathologic lesions and dental anomalies. Presenting essential information on topics ranging from basic science to intraoral and extraoral techniques, the book is illustrated with many clinical photographs and x–ray images.

Chapters cover fundamentals of radiology, including radiation generation, dosimetry, protection, techniques, and errors, and interpretation, including normal anatomy, caries, anomalies, and osseous pathology. A companion website presents exercises to train readers in radiographic interpretation. Fundamentals of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology is an indispensable guide for dental practitioners, dental students, and dental auxiliaries.

Key features
Distills foundational knowledge on oral radiology in an accessible guide
Uses a succinct, easy–to–follow approach
Focuses on practical applications for radiology information and techniques
Presents summaries of the most common osseous pathologic lesions and dental anomalies
Includes access to a companion website with the figures from the book in PowerPoint and x–ray puzzles

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Acknowledgments

About the Companion Website

Part One: Fundamentals

A. Introduction

B. History

C. Generation of X Rays

D. Exposure Controls

E. Radiation Dosimetry

F. Radiation Biology

G. Radiation Protection

H. Patient Selection Criteria

I. Film versus Digital Imaging

J. What do Dental X –ray Images Reveal?

K. Intraoral Imaging Techniques

L. Intraoral Technique Errors

M. Extraoral Imaging Techniques

N. Quality Assurance

O. Infection Control

P. Occupational Radiation Exposure

Q. Hand ]held X –ray Systems

Part Two: Interpretation

R. Localization of Objects (SLOB Rule)

S. Recommendations for Interpreting Images

T. X –ray Puzzles: Spot the Differences

U. Radiographic Anatomy

V. Dental Caries

W. Dental Anomalies

X. Osseous Pathology (Alphabetic)

Y. Lagniappe (Miscellaneous Oddities)

Part Three: Appendices

Appendix 1: FDA Recommendations for Prescribing Dental X ]ray Images

Appendix 2: X –radiation Concerns of Patients: Question and Answer Format

Appendix 3: Helpful Tips for Difficult Patients

Appendix 4: Deficiencies of X –ray Imaging Terminology

Appendix 5: Tools for Differential

Appendix 6: Table of Radiation Units

Appendix 7: Table of Anatomic Landmarks

Appendix 8: Table of Dental Anomalies

Appendix 9: Table of Osseous Pathology

Appendix 10: Common Abbreviations and Acronyms

Appendix 11: Glossary of Terms

Suggested Reading

Index

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