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ISBN-10 0138019460ISBN-13 9780138019464
ISBN-10 0138019398ISBN-13 9780138019396
Author(s): Evelyn M. Thomson; Orlen N. Johnson
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 456

For courses in oral radiography as part of programs for dental assistants and hygienists.

This clear, up-to-date, and student-friendly texttightly links oral radiological principles with modern practice. It presents all information needed for introductory courses in dental radiography, preparing students for board and licensing examinations while offering real-world resources for clinical practice and patient management. Coverage includes: historical perspectives, radiation basics, biologic effects and protection, dental X-ray image receptors, processing techniques; dental radiographer fundamentals, intraoral and extraoral techniques, radiographic errors, quality assurance; mounting and viewing radiographs, and patient management. This Ninth Edition integrates coverage of digital imaging throughout, presents paralleling and bisecting techniques in separate chapters, and adds a new chapter on safety and environmental responsibilities. It also contains many new study questions and improved images.