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.
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Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology

Author: Eric Whaites,Nicholas Drage

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702045993

Category: Medical

Page: 478

View: 8607

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
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Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology E-Book

Author: Eric Whaites

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702040371

Category: Medical

Page: 488

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This is the 4th edition of this classic textbook, which is used in nearly all dental schools in the UK and in many other countries. The book covers both radiography (producing the image) and radiology (interpreting the image) and presents the subjects in an accessible format. This new edition has been revised with all new line drawings. Covers all the radiology and radiography topics usually examined at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Highly illustrated, with short paragraphs, bulleted lists and flow diagrams present the subject in an accessible format. Clear line diagrams help the student understand the different topics and interpret the radiographs. Starts from basics - simple enough for basic students needs, but contains enough material for the revising postgraduate. Digital imaging updated and treated as part of mainstream dental radiography New section on cone Beam CT Updated throughout including recent classification changes and more examples of advanced imaging Emphasis of chapters on maxillary antra and temporomandibular joint changes to reflect more modern approaches to investigation All line diagrams redrawn
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Small Animal Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Disease

A Colour Handbook

Author: Brook A. Niemiec

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1840766301

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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In an area of growing interest to veterinarians, the authors have produced a rapid reference to the practical clinical aspects of small animal dentistry. The text is arranged to reflect the clinician’s thinking and approach to problems: background information, clinical relevance, key points, differential diagnoses, diagnostic tests, and management. Some 400 top-quality illustrations—color photos, imaging and diagrams—provide a critically important complement to the text. The color handbook—here with revised text and references—offers real-life insights into the progression of oral disease and has been welcomed as a working resource by veterinary practitioners and students, and as a valuable review by more advanced veterinary dentists.
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Dental Radiography - E-Book

Principles and Techniques

Author: Joen Iannucci,Laura Jansen Howerton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291295

Category: Medical

Page: 488

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Providing essential coverage of dental radiography principles and complete technical instruction, Dental Radiography: Principles and Techniques, 4th Edition, is your key to the safe, effective use of radiation in the dental office. The first ever full-color dental radiography resource, this combination of a textbook and a training manual guides you step-by-step through common procedures, with accompanying illustrations, case studies, and interactive exercises to help you apply what you've learned to practice. A concise, straightforward writing style makes complex concepts more accessible and helps you easily identify the most important information. Step-by-step procedures combine clear instructions with anatomical drawings, positioning photos, and corresponding radiographs to help you confidently and accurately perform specific techniques, thus minimizing radiation exposure to the patient. Helpful Hints detail common problems you may encounter in practice and provide a checklist to guide you through the do's and don'ts of imaging procedures. Quiz Questions at the end of each chapter assess your understanding of important content. Key terms, learning objectives, and chapter summaries highlight essential information to help you study more efficiently. Interactive exercises, terminology games, and case studies modeled on the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) on Evolve reinforce your understanding and help you prepare for examinations. New chapter on cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) familiarizes you with emerging practices in dental radiography. Updated chapter discussions and new radiographs keep you up to date on the latest information in digital imaging. UNIQUE! Full-color design and new illustrations and photographs clarify difficult concepts and help you master proper positioning techniques. UNIQUE! A comprehensive appendix provides quick, easy access to all mathematical formulas used in dental radiography.
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Atlas of Dental Radiography in Dogs and Cats - E-Book

Author: Gregg A. DuPont,Linda J. DeBowes

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143770199X

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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Is it ever appropriate to diagnose and treat oral and dental problems without knowing the full extent of the problem? With more than 50% of anatomical structures and associated pathologies located below the gingivae and unseen to the eye, that’s the reality without the use of high-quality, accurately interpreted radiographs. Atlas of Dental Radiography in Dogs and Cats presents hundreds of actual radiographic images, which are clearly labeled to facilitate accurate identification of normal and abnormal features. This valuable new atlas shows you exactly how to correlate common dental conditions with radiographic signs. Radiographs are also compared side by side with actual anatomical photographs to confirm surface landmarks visible on the radiographs. Correct positioning techniques for producing diagnostic radiographs as well as helpful tips and pitfalls when obtaining quality radiographs are logically presented. This approach helps you produce consistently high-quality radiographs, sharpen your interpretive skills, and confidently treat a wide range of dental problems. Presents the most logical and useful approach to dental and oral radiography, using actual anatomical photographs for accurate clinical correlation Depicts original and color-labeled radiographs side-by-side for accurate identification of normal and abnormal structures Helps both veterinarians and technicians take the best possible radiographs, interpret them accurately, make sound treatment decisions, and monitor results Provides clear, technical guidance for taking quality radiographs and identifying artefacts and results of improper imaging technique and film development Presents clear pictorial instructions – from 2 angles – for correct positioning of the X-ray beam and intraoral films Offers new opportunities for expanded professional services and revenues in your practice Provides proof of compliance with standards of care for medical record documentation, helping you legally protect yourself, your staff, and your practice
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Radiography and Radiology for Dental Care Professionals E-BOOK

Author: Eric Whaites

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702047996

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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The second edition of this successful textbook offers support for learners and continues to provide a significant reference text suitable for all Dental Care Professionals. Offering a clear, easy-to-follow, comprehensive account of all aspects of dental radiography essential to this group of professionals, this book is an important resource that renders it essential reading, particularly for those undertaking examinations in Dental Radiography. Presents the subject in an accessible format - highly illustrated, with short paragraphs, bulleted lists and flow diagrams Clear line diagrams help readers learn to interpret the radiographs 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 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 dental nurses Digital imaging techniques are embedded in the main text and a short chapter on Cone Beam CT has been added to render the book fully compatible with recent changes in practice
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Radiography and Radiology for Dental Care Professionals

Author: Eric Whaites,Nicholas Drage

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702045985

Category: Medical

Page: 293

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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 600 tables and illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-access manner Led 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 An all new online self assessment questions and answers module Includes a new chapter on cone beam technology Fully updated throughout with many new tables and images
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Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists

Author: Orlen N. Johnson,Evelyn M. Thomson

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 436

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This balanced text with a straight forward, clear link between theory and practice provides in depth, comprehensive information that is appropriate for an introductory course without overwhelming the student with unessential details. It prepares students for the board and licensing examinations and at the same time gives them the practical knowledge they need with case studies, procedure boxes and suggested lab activities that prepare students to apply theory to clinical practice and patient management. True to its title, this book speaks to both the dental assisting and dental hygiene student.
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Basic Oral Radiology

Author: Anil Govindrao Ghom

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9351523217

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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This new edition has been fully revised to bring dental students fully up to date with the latest advances in oral medicine. Divided into five sections, the book begins with an introduction to the basics, followed by sections on 'Diseases of Oral Structures', 'Systemic Diseases Manifested in the Jaw', 'Drugs Used in Dentistry', and 'Miscellaneous Topics'. A free book entitled 'Basic Oral Radiology' is also included with this third edition.
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Dental Radiography

Principles and Techniques

Author: Joen Iannucci Haring,Joen M. Iannucci,Laura Jansen,Laura Jansen Howerton

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 569

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This comprehensive resource and training manual provides both the essential theory and technique instruction needed to understand and safely use x-radiation in the dental office. This edition has been completely revised and updated to include a simulated licensure exam, as well as the latest techniques in dental radiography. Thirty two chapters explore a full range of topics--from radiation basics to legal issues--in an organized, user-friendly format.
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Review Questions and Answers for Dental Assisting - E-Book

Author: Betty Ladley Finkbeiner,Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323065988

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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Be sure you have the knowledge you need to become a Certified Dental Assistant or pass your local and state exams! Three simulated practice certification exams – 960 multiple-choice questions in all – closely mirror the content you'll be tested on, so you get the best preparation possible. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Three simulated Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) practice exams are organized into CDA exam sections, with the same number of questions you can expect to see in each section – General Chairside, Infection Control, and Radiation Health and Safety. Photos and illustrations pictured with the exam questions provide a realistic exam simulation. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers help you assess your understanding and gauge your exam readiness. Web links to national organizations and relevant dental sites help you know where to look for additional information.
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Radiographic Interpretation for the Dental Hygienist

Author: Joen I. Haring,Joen M. Iannucci,Laura Jansen Lind

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721637044

Category: Medical

Page: 197

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This highly organized textbook provides the reader with a comprehensive reference source on the interpretation of dental radiographs. Includes such features as a logical step-by-step approach to interpretation, excellent illustrations, numerous line drawings as well as outstanding radiograph reproductions, and quiz questions, key words, and objectives in every chapter. Unique chapters on the importance of dental radiographs and interpretation, descriptive terminology, periodontal disease, and caries are included.
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Problem Solving in Endodontics - E-Book

Prevention, Identification and Management

Author: James L. Gutmann,Paul E. Lovdahl

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032307801X

Category: Medical

Page: 496

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Problem Solving in Endodontics, 5th Edition, by James L. Gutmann and Paul Lovdahl, offers updated techniques and an evidence-based approach to the most common procedures performed at chairside. Ideal for both endodontists and general dentists, this thoroughly revised reference combines the precision of quality endodontic care with achievable and pain-free outcomes for the patient. Each chapter has been carefully designed so that you'll quickly grasp the anatomy, the instruments needed, and what procedures should be performed -- all supplemented by boxed clinical case examples and tips. Going beyond problem solving, it also addresses the major issues in diagnostic, anatomic, restorative, periodontic, traumatic, and surgical aspects of tooth retention. Provides chairside guidance for the endodontic procedures most commonly performed by endodontists and general dentists. Entire text has expanded concepts that are verified in new drawings and clinically relevant cases. Integrates new technologies and materials into every chapter that when applied result in predictable and optimal outcomes. Establishes clear parameters for the retention of teeth. Correlates optimal patient outcomes with an evidence-based approach. Reflects the practical expertise of renowned endodontics authority and past President of the AAE, Dr. James Gutmann, and endodontics specialist, Dr. Paul Lovdahl. Every chapter has been completely rewritten, and concepts have been integrated for quick recognition, understanding and application to common, everyday challenges. The Surgery section has been expanded with new case studies, and more in-depth coverage of indications and applications for surgeries, such as crown-lengthening technique, periradicular surgery to manage perforations and resorptive defects, and other endodontically-related problems. The approach of this text is to teach the clinician how to recognize and analyze the problems encountered and to synthesize the data for realistic and successful outcomes. To help you make the best clinical decisions, this edition contains new chapters and new sections on diagnosis and treatment planning that presents crucial information on Radiographic Images, Differential Diagnosis of Bony Defects, Diagnosis of Treatment Failure, and Diagnosis of Non-odontogenic Pain. Retains a succinct, user-friendly format with a new design that includes hundreds of NEW high-quality clinical photos and art. Offers broader coverage of tooth trauma with established treatment planning outcomes. ALL references are updated and annotated in the text. Provides a practical, problem-solving approach with new chapters on: radiographic technique and interpretation; impact of pulp disease on the periodontium and vice versa; treatment failure and tooth retention; how to differentiate problems of pulp/periodontium from those that are non-odontogenic in nature; vital pulp therapy; and more.
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The Art and Science of Operative Dentistry

Author: Clifford M. Sturdevant

Publisher: Mosby Elsevier Health Science

ISBN: N.A

Category: Chirurgie dentaire

Page: 824

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-- The leading dental title in the world fully revised and updated to meet the challenges and needs of dental students and practitioners into the 21st century. -- An all new contemporary two-color format, four 8-page sections of new full-color photographs plus over 1200 new illustrations. Designed to be used by students throughout their dental education program and into professional clinical practice. Starting with dental anatomy and occlusion, it presents the most current information on cardiology, infection control, dental materials, and patient assessment -- including medical concerns. New techniques are presented so today's students and practitioners may incorporate them into their approach to providing the care that patients require and often demand. -- More detailed discussion of treatment planning and materials selection and a new and consistent format. -- Updated information about diagnosis and treatment planning, cardiology, infection control, dental materials, and patient assessment. -- Addition of procedural alternatives. -- Deeper and broader review of concerns regarding mercury. -- Information on complex restorations -- Specific information on advantages disadvantages indications, and contraindications for amalgam and composite restorations. -- Chapter outlines presented at the beginning of each chapter with page numbers indicating where each topic is discussed. -- Fully incorporates computer-assisted design and computer-assisted machining (CAD/CAM). -- Comprehensive list of references concludes each chapter.
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Complications in Head and Neck Surgery E-Book

Author: David Eisele,Richard V. Smith

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437719635

Category: Medical

Page: 848

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Effectively avoiding, recognizing, and managing complications is integral to your operative success. Let a multidisciplinary team of experts in otolaryngology, plastic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and general surgery guide you through the full range of complications associated with every type of head and neck procedure . . . so you will be equipped to produce the most favorable outcomes for even the most challenging cases! Expert, comprehensive, multidisciplinary coverage of head and neck complications helps you to safely incorporate new surgical techniques into your practice. An emphasis on complication prevention and recognition assists you in avoiding the "complication cascade." Coverage of both acute and long-term care of patients with head and neck complications prepares you to make effective choices in both instances. A new "Quality of Life" section examines the controversies that often surround selecting one procedure over another, illuminating why certain procedures aren't always best for some patients. A new section on complications of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery equips you to perform these techniques with greater confidence. A consistent, practical chapter format helps you focus on key clinical and surgical considerations. A new, more cohesive full-color illustration program richly captures visual nuances of clinical presentation and operative technique. A bonus CD-ROM allows you to use all of the images from the book in electronic presentations.
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