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Fundamentals of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

Fundamentals of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

J. Sean Hubar

ISBN: 978-1-119-12222-7

May 2017, Wiley-Blackwell

264 pages



Fundamentals of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology provides a concise overview of the principles of dental radiology, emphasizing their application to clinical practice.  

  • 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 companion website with figures from the book in PowerPoint and x-ray puzzles


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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

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