Basic Guide to Dental Radiography

Editor/Author Reynolds, Tim
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-0-470-67312-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Dentistry
Image Count: 212
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: March 2019
Table of Contents

Basic Guide to Dental Radiography provides an essential introduction to radiography in the dental practice. Illustrated throughout, this guide outlines and explains each topic in a clear and accessible style.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter 1: General physics
  • ATOMS AND MOLECULES
  • ENERGY
  • ELECTRICAL ENERGY
  • ELECTRIC CURRENT
  • Chapter 2: X‐ray production
  • X‐RAY TUBE FILAMENT
  • TRANSFORMERS
  • X‐RAY TUBE ANODE
  • VOLTAGE RECTIFICATION
  • HALF‐WAVE AND FULL‐WAVE RECTIFICATION
  • THE PROCESS OF X‐RAY PRODUCTION
  • BREMSSTRAHLUNG (CONTINUOUS) SPECTRA
  • PRODUCTION OF LINE SPECTRA
  • FACTORS AFFECTING THE NUMBER OF X‐RAY QUANTA PRODUCED
  • THE PROPERTIES OF X‐RAYS
  • Chapter 3: X‐ray interaction with matter
  • FACTORS AFFECTING ATTENUATION
  • Chapter 4: Principles of image formation
  • IMAGING GEOMETRY
  • THE IDEAL IMAGING SYSTEM
  • EFFECT OF NONPARALLEL RELATIONSHIP
  • DIFFERENTIAL ABSORPTION
  • Chapter 5: Imaging with dental X‐ray film
  • DENTAL X‐RAY FILM
  • THE CONSTRUCTION OF DENTAL FILM
  • FILM EMULSION
  • FILM CHARACTERISTICS
  • FILM SPEED
  • FILM CONTRAST
  • FILM LATITUDE
  • CONTRAST AND SPEED
  • FILM PROCESSING
  • DEVELOPER
  • FIXER
  • WASHING
  • DRYING THE FILM
  • Chapter 6: Digital imaging recording
  • TYPES OF DIGITAL IMAGE RECORDER
  • DIGITAL IMAGE RECORDING ADVANTAGES
  • DIGITAL ANALOGUE DETAIL COMPARISON
  • DIGITAL IMAGE DENSITY MANIPULATION
  • CONTRAST MANIPULATION
  • Chapter 7: X‐ray equipment
  • INTRA‐ORAL
  • DENTAL INTRA‐ORAL TUBE HEAD
  • ORTHOPANTOMOGRAPHY
  • Chapter 8: Radiation doses and dose measurement
  • UK POPULATION RADIATION DOSE
  • DOSE MEASUREMENT
  • TYPES OF DOSE METERS
  • THIMBLE IONISATION DOSE METER PICTURE
  • READING A TLD RECORD
  • DOSE QUANTITIES
  • Chapter 9: Biological effects of X-rays
  • INDIRECT EFFECTS OF RADIATION DOSES
  • DIRECT BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF RADIATION DOSES
  • STOCHASTIC EFFECTS OF RADIATION EXPOSURE
  • DETERMINISTIC OR NON‐STOCHASTIC EFFECTS
  • WHO WILL BE AFFECTED
  • DETRIMENT WITH AGE AT EXPOSURE
  • DOSE REDUCTION FOR PATIENTS
  • DOSE REDUCTION FOR STAFF
  • Chapter 10: Legislation: Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 (IRR 1999)
  • IONISING RADIATIONS REGULATIONS 1999 (STATUTORY INSTRUMENT 3232)
  • Chapter 11: Legislation: Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposures) Regulations 2000 (IR(ME)R 2000), Statutory Instrument 1059
  • DUTIES OF THE EMPLOYER
  • DUTIES OF THE PRACTITIONER, OPERATOR AND REFERRER
  • JUSTIFICATION OF MEDICAL EXPOSURES
  • EXPERT ADVICE
  • TRAINING
  • Chapter 12: Quality assurance
  • STAFF TRAINING
  • FILM STORAGE
  • FILM HOLDERS
  • CASSETTES
  • FILM PROCESSORS
  • CHEMICAL LEVELS
  • DARKROOM TESTING
  • X‐RAY EQUIPMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE
  • Chapter 13: Dental intra‐oral paralleling techniques
  • PERFORMING THE EXAMINATION
  • INTRA‐ORAL PARALLELING TECHNIQUES
  • THE FILM HOLDERS
  • EXAMPLES OF FILM HOLDERS
  • ASSEMBLING THE FILM HOLDERS
  • THE FILM
  • THE CENTRAL RAY
  • PLACING THE HOLDERS INTO THE PATIENT'S MOUTH
  • UPPER ANTERIOR FILM HOLDER PLACEMENT
  • APPEARANCE OF AN IMAGE OF THE UPPER CENTRAL INCISORS
  • LOWER ANTERIOR FILM HOLDER PLACEMENT
  • UPPER POSTERIOR HOLDER PLACEMENT
  • LOWER POSTERIOR HOLDER PLACEMENT
  • ASSESSMENT OF THE IMAGE
  • RADIOGRAPHIC ASSESSMENT
  • ASSESSMENT OF THE VERTICAL ANGLE
  • THE IMAGE
  • ASSESSING THE MESIODISTAL (LATERAL) ANGLE
  • DENSITY ASSESSMENT
  • CONTRAST ASSESSMENT
  • SHARPNESS ASSESSMENT
  • ARTEFACTS
  • BITEWING RADIOGRAPHS
  • BITEWING RADIOGRAPHS: PLACING THE HOLDER INTO THE MOUTH
  • CENTAL LONG‐AXIS POSITION FOR BITEWING RADIOGRAPHS
  • ASSESSING THE BITEWING IMAGE
  • Chapter 14: Orthopantomography
  • PERFORMING THE EXAMINATION
  • OPG IMAGE ASSESSMENT
  • FRANKFORT PLANE ASSESSMENT
  • MEDIAN SAGITTAL PLANE ASSESSMENT
  • FOCAL TROUGH ASSESSMENT
  • Chapter 15: Other dental radiographic techniques
  • BISECTING ANGLE PERIAPICAL RADIOGRAPHS
  • OCCLUSAL RADIOGRAPHS
  • CEPHALOMETRIC IMAGING
  • RARELY USED TECHNIQUES
  • Appendix A: Adequate training
  • FURTHER READING
  • Appendix B: Image quality troubleshooting