Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists

Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists
  • 9th Ed.
  • 2012
  • © Pearson Education, Inc.
  • Evelyn M. Thomson BSDH, MS; Orlen N. Johnson BS, DDS, MS
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-801939-8 / ISBN-13: 978-0-13-801939-6
  • Dentistry, Dental Hygiene


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Essentials of Dental Radiography, 9th Edition is a clear, up-to-date, and student-friendly text that tightly 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.


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