Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jul 10, 2013 - Medical - 488 pages

This is a new edition of a classic text that presents all of the information that a dental student 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 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 physics of imaging to radiation protection and image interpretation.

Suitable for undergraduate students and post-graduates alike, this book has become essential reading for all readers who intend to practice 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 present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an accessible manner
    • Written by a world authority on the subject area
    • Contains recent classifications and advanced imaging modalities including cone beam CT imaging techniques
    • Includes a new chapter on cone beam technology which includes the latest RCS (Eng) Guidelines for patient selection
    • Contains an on-line self-assessment bank to aid exam preparation
    • Chapter on legislation now on-line to ensure constant currency of information
 

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Contents

3 Radiography
77
4 Radiology
247
Bibliography and suggested reading
461
Index
465
Color plate
479
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Eric Whaites heads up the Unit of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiological Imaging at King’s College London Dental Institute based at Guy’s Hospital in London as a Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant. He qualified from Guy's Hospital Dental School in 1978. Following a couple of years in general dental practice, he returned to Guy’s in 1981 and the following year obtained his Fellowship in Dental Surgery (FDS) from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, in 1984 he obtained his MSc in Dental Radiology from the University of London and in 1990 obtained his Diploma in Dental Radiology (DDR) from the Royal College of Radiologists. Eric was awarded his Fellowship (FRCR) without examination by the Royal College of Radiologists in 2002 and the following year was awarded FDS ad eundem by the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Eric is registered on the General Dental Council’s specialist list for Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology. He is a former President of the British Society of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology (BSDMFR), former President of the European Academy of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology (EADMFR), former member of the DDR Examining Board of the Royal College of Radiologists and former Regional Adviser on Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology to the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Eric is a well known national and international lecturer on all aspects of dental and maxillofacial radiology.

Nicholas Drage is a Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology at the University Dental Hospital in Cardiff. He qualified from Guy's Dental School in 1989 and, after a year in general dental practice, spent four years in junior hospital posts in various specialities including oral and maxillofacial surgery obtaining his Fellowship in Dental Surgery (FDS) from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1994. He worked in the Unit of Dental Radiology at Guy’s Hospital for seven years from 1995-2002, firstly as a specialist registrar and then as a lecturer. He obtained his Diploma in Dental Radiology from the Royal College of Radiologists in 1997. Nicholas is registered on the General Dental Council’s specialist list for Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology, has headed up the Unit of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology within the University Dental Hospital in Cardiff since 2002 and is currently a member of the Diploma in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology (DDMFR) Examining Board of the Royal College of Radiologists. He is responsible for teaching the BDS dental imaging course and lectures on a number of additional post-graduate radiological and radiation protection courses across the UK. He is President-elect of the British Society of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology (BSDMFR).

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